Jizan adds 400,000 b/d to Saudi refining capacity Saudi petroleum products up 17% in 2021 Crude reserves remain largely flat Saudi Arabia’s refining capacity rose 13.7% in 2021, one of the biggest increases among its peers, as the world’s largest exporter for crude continues to expand its downstream capabilities, according to the latest OPEC Annual Statistical Bulletin. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The OPEC+ kingpin added 400,000 b/d of refining capacity in 2021, raising its overall capacity to refine crude to 3.327 million b/d. The increase was largely due to the addition of the 400,000 b/d Jizan refinery in the country’s Red Sea-facing western coast. Jizan is currently operating at a “little over 200,000 b/d”, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser said earlier this year. The company plans to incrementally raise operating capacity by adding gasifiers to the facility this […]