Where is Jazan
Jazan Region (Arabic: جازان Jāzān) is located in the far South West corner of Saudi Arabia and stretches some 300 km along the southern Red Sea coast, bordering Yemen along its Southern edge. It covers an area of 11,671 km² and has a population of approx. 1.4 million people. The capital is the city of Jizan; Mohammed bin Nasser bin Abdulaziz is the current Governor.
The Jazan Economic City (JEC) and associated Jazan Refinery Complex Project (JRCP) are 40km2 of strategic developments by the Saudi government intended to provide economic stimulus to Jazan Province, through large scale business, industrial, residential and commercial growth. JEC/JRCP are located on the Red Sea Coast, approximately 800km South of Jeddah, 80km North of the Yemen border, and approximately 50km North of the existing city of Jizan.
August 2018: Air Products, Saudi Aramco, and ACWA Power announced the signing of a Term Sheet to form an over $8 billion Gasification/Power joint venture (JV) located at the Jazan Economic City in Saudi Arabia. The JV will purchase the gasification assets, power block and the associated utilities from Saudi Aramco for approximately $9 billion. These assets are currently under construction and will be transferred to the JV upon successful start-up, currently scheduled for late 2019.
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April 2015: Air Products was awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco under a joint venture (JV) of Air Products and ACWA Holding to build, own and operate the world’s largest industrial gas complex to supply 75,000 metric tons per day (20,000 oxygen and 55,000 nitrogen) to Saudi Aramco’s refinery being built in Jazan, Saudi Arabia. Air Products isusing its proprietary technology to design and build the industrial gas complex, whichwill be owned by a JV of Air Products (25%) and ACWA Holding (75%).
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