JIGPC (Jazan Integrated Gasification and Power Company) is a new and dynamic Joint Venture (JV), with well-respected, multinational, parent companies including Saudi Aramco, Air Products, Air Products Qudra and ACWA Power. JIGPC embraces a diverse, multicultural workforce of over 700 skilled, experienced employees with over 20 nationalities onboard. The JIGPC site is recognized as the world’s largest Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) complex employing gasification technology for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In August 2020, JIGPC officially received its commercial registration and was officially established. JIGPC owns and operates the JIGPC facility under a 25-year contract, which began in late October 2021 and is responsible for commissioning and starting-up the plant site.
The JIGPC plant site is located 60 km to the North of Jazan City in the Jazan Region. It is situated approximately 30 km to the West of Baish, on the coast of the Red Sea, in the South-West of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is approximately 970km away from the capital city of Riyadh. JIGPC also has a corporate office which is located in Jazan City. Jazan City is attractively located along the East coast of the Red Sea. The 11.5 km Red Sea coastline, offers a strategic location due to its proximity to international shipping routes and the Horn of Africa. The Jazan region of Saudi Arabia has been ranked as one of the top regions on the list for economic and social development within the Kingdom. It is part of a wider diversified growth strategy in line with Vision 2030 and aims to make Saudi Arabia’s energy sector more dynamic and competitive.
JIGPC’s vision statement is “Powering Success for Our Integrated Refinery – for All”.
JIGPC successfully and safely manufactures products which are required by its integrated refinery partner, Saudi Aramco. The Saudi Aramco 400,000 barrel per day Jazan Refinery, supplies feedstock to JIGPC. In turn, JIGPC produces and provides power, hydrogen, steam, and other utilities to Saudi Aramco. JIGPC produces and provides Power, Hydrogen, and Steam as follows:
Saudi Aramco has a commercial agreement with Saudi Electric Company (SEC) to sell the excess power which is generated by JIGPC.