Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co. - Petro Rabigh - was
founded as a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical in 2005.
The plant is valued at US $10 billion and originally produced 18.4 million tons
per annum (mtpa) of petroleum-based products and 2.4 mtpa of ethylene and
Our products are used in such end products as plastics,
detergents, lubricants, resins, coolants, anti-freeze, paint, carpets, rope,
clothing, shampoo, auto interiors, epoxy glue, insulation, film, fibers, household
appliances, packaging, candles, pipes and many other applications.
Petro Rabigh II is an expansion project valued at US $8.4
billion - 25% funded by the public and the remainder equally funded by Saudi
Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical. Petro Rabigh II is scheduled to be in full
production by 4th Quarter 2017 and will produce a wide range of new products.
The first new product is Thermo Plastic Olefin (TPO), used in synthetic rubbers for automotive parts and industrial products. Another product new to the Kingdom is Polyamide 6 (PA6), or Nylon 6, used in food packaging, textiles, gears, fittings, bearings, and automotive parts.
We offer many exciting investment opportunities. Rabigh
PlusTech Park is the first private Industrial Park for conversion industries in
Saudi Arabia, and is designed to accommodate polymer compounding Third Party
Rabigh Plastic Technical Center (R-PTC), a state-of-the-art
facility run by Sumitomo Chemical, provides technical support and training in
plastic processing technology.
Petro Rabigh Industrial Complex is a site next to Petro
Rabigh where downstream industries utilize Petro Rabigh products as feedstocks
to produce chemical compounds such as polyols, polymer stabilizers, xylenes and
Petro Rabigh is at the hub of an upsurge in economic and
technological development in line with Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 to create a
vibrant society, a thriving economy and an ambitious nation.