Saudi Aramco is preparing its long-delayed 400,000 b/d greenfield refinery at Jazan near the Yemeni border for test runs, MEES understands. Aramco Trading Company (ATC) has issued tenders for the sale of off spec fuel oil and vacuum gas oil (VGO) for February loading according to documents seen by MEES.

A cargo of Arab Medium crude (29-32°API) was discharged at Jazan earlier this month according to data intelligence firm Kpler, with further volumes slated for arrival in February. (CONTINUED - 160 WORDS)