|20 February, 2019

Saudi Aramco to shut Yanbu oil refinery for March maintenance -traders

The Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) Ltd., is a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec)

LONDON - Saudi Aramco plans to shut the Yanbu oil refinery in Saudi Arabia for planned maintenance for one month from early March, several trading sources said on Wednesday

* Aramco did not immediately respond to a request for comment

* The Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refining Company (YASREF) Ltd., is a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec)

* It runs on 400,000 barrels per day of Arabian heavy crude

(Reporting by Florence Tan in Singapore, Ron Bousso and Ahmad Ghaddar in London and Rania El Gamal in Dubai) ((Ahmad.Ghaddar@thomsonreuters.com; +442075424435; Reuters Messaging: ahmad.ghaddar.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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