Aramco strengthens its fleet to support exports of crude oil from Yanbu
Saudi Aramco's success by adding three million barrels a day (bpd) of its ability to export crude oil to the West Coast of the Red Sea,
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Saudi Aramco announced yesterday its success in adding three million barrels per day (bpd) of Saudi Arabia's crude oil exports to the West Coast of the Red Sea, following the modernization of the Yanbu South terminal. The Yanbu power plant was integrated into the coastal city on the Red Sea coast with a supply network of current crude oil
The rising power of the west coast of Saudi Arabia comes at a time when the kingdom is looking for ways other than those on the east coast and across the Strait of Hormuz to expand the Saudi sea routes, according to estimates by the Energy Information Administration, the Strait of Hormuz, With an oil flow of 18.5 million barrels in 2016. The strait connects the Arabian Gulf to the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian Sea, the main route through which the Arab Gulf exporters – the Kingdom, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain – crossing their oil.
Most of the sea exports of oil pass through the Strait of Hormuz, while the east-west gas pipeline of the kingdom carries crude oil from the eastern oil fields to Yanbu.
While the Kingdom is increasing its oil export capacity, it has recently begun to promise that it will also increase its oil production under high-profile Saudi assurances that the United Kingdom is currently pumping 10.7 million barrels per day (bpd), near at its historical maximum of 10.72 million barrels a day, this production is in November.
The total export capacity and capacity of Saudi crude oil is around 13 million barrels per day. Most of these energies come from four major export ports, the most important of which is the port of Ras Tanura in the Persian Gulf, is the main export port of oil from the Kingdom and is responsible for the export of 90% of Saudi oil in the world with a total treatment capacity of around 6.5 million barrels per day. Saudi crude oil in this port, combined with condensate and products. The port consists of three stations, including Ras Tanura, Jubaymah crude oil and Al Jaima GPL.
Ras Tanura is the largest terminal in the port of Ras Tanura with an average storage capacity of 3.4 million barrels per day and 33 million barrels of storage capacity. The plant can accommodate tankers with a load capacity of 500,000 tons, with all Saudi crude loaded in the Ras Tanura terminal. The average capacity of the Ras Al Juaima oil terminal is about 3.12 million barrels per day and, due to the availability of six interconnected buoys from one point, the station can house some of the largest oil tankers with a capacity of 700,000 tons . All Saudi crude oil is loaded into this plant, along with combustible gas with a maximum capacity of 120,000 barrels per day.