2000 News Story

Yanbu refinery wins international acclaim for safety

The oil refinery at Yanbu, an affiliate of Saudi Aramco, has recently been awarded two international prizes

from the United States National Council for Safety on account of its excellent standard of safety in

industrial performance. From December 1995 to December 1999, the refinery completed over 4 million

man-hours with no accidents. The Council, established in 1913, is a non-governmental and non-profit organization with 17,000 members from over 70 countries. Its aim is to promote safety and health in industrial facilities.