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Aramco— A chemicals giant in waiting

Aiming for top-three aromatics slot globally

2:37 PM MDT | March 18, 2013 | —Natasha Alperowicz

Saudi Aramco (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia), already an upstream oil and gas powerhouse and a major oil refiner in Saudi Arabia and around the globe, is on a mission to extend its leadership position to chemicals. Aramco president and CEO Khalid Al Falih launched a major strategic initiative in 2011 called the Accelerated Transformation Program (ATP), which foresees Aramco as the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals company by 2020. Al Judaimi: A top p-xylene player by 2018. The ATP aims to leverage Aramco’s upstream position by exploring frontier...

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Comments (1) for Aramco— A chemicals giant in waiting
The deeper cooperation with SINOPEC IS WAITING.I think that the era of GIANT is coming.
Posted by Xinghe Roy on Thursday, April 25, 2013 @ 09:11 PM

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