Top Management Message

Ziyad Al-Juraifani

President & CEO

At SASREF, we are embarking upon a very exciting journey into the future, with aspiring vision to outperform our past best performance in order to meet the challenges that lie ahead. Everyone at SASREF is part of its remarkable story and everyone has been part of its remarkable achievements and overall success so far! We built our work culture on a firm foundation of the four important and significantly-relevant corporate Values in which we strongly believe: SAFETY, PEOPLE, ETHICS and EXCELLENCE, On SAFETY, our process safety has reached a significant level of compliance, causing SASREF to rank among one of the top leading refineries in Process Safety. On PEOPLE, we believe that our people are truly our most important asset. They are the source of our strength and inspiration. When it comes to ETHICS, we are totally committed to a strict code of conduct, fairness, and equality as foundational to our very sustainability. We have zero tolerance for unethical practices and behaviors. As to EXCELLENCE, our refinery operations take the lead as one of best world refineries. Our products are produced with highest levels of compliance to international specifications. As we succeeded in the past, we can succeed in the future. What is important to remember is that the future is never like the past; but the past offers many valuable lessons for all of us to learn from and to become even better than we ever were!

Latest News

SASREF Donates SAR 5 Million to the Ministry of Health’s Endowment Fund to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Tuesday April 1, 2020

As part of SASREF’s corporate social responsibility program, the company has provided a donation to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Health Endowment Fund to support combating the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with a total value of SAR 5 million. SASREF would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for the efforts by the Ministry of Health in its exceptional handling of this unprecedented global crisis and protecting the residents of the Kingdom

Mr. ZIYAD H. JURAIFANI as SASREF new President

3rd March 2020

We are pleased to announce that Saudi Aramco Co. has been appointed Mr. ZIYAD H. JURAIFANI as SASREF new President effective March 1, 2020.
Mr. Juraifani began his career in Saudi Aramco In June, 1993. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Arizona State University (1993), and later attended the Harvard General Management Program in 2010.
Before joining SASREF he worked as the Director of the Refining and Marketing Business Development Department in Saudi Aramco.
Mr. ZIYAD H. JURAIFANI has more than 25 years experience in Saudi Aramco.
SASREF Board of directors wish Mr. Jurifani all the best and success in his new role.

SASREF was received two of Saudi Aramco President’s JV Excellence Award for 2018

13th May 2018


SASREF was received two of Saudi Aramco President’s JV Excellence Award for 2018 in the category of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) as well as the Assets Availability.
The award ceremony was held on April 18, 2019 in Dhahran.

SASREF received two Shell Safety Awards for three consecutive years

13th May 2019


SASREF received two Shell Safety Awards on GOAL ZERO achievement in 2018 which are on Personal Safety and Process Safety from SASREF Board Chairman, Mr. Mohammed Al-Qahtani and Mr. Andrew Crowe, the Country Chair of Shell Saudi Arabia, who is also a Board Member. This is indeed a very proud milestone for SASREF because we received these two (2) distinguished awards for three consecutive years – 2016, 2017 & 2018 from Shell.

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