Petrochemicals Company of the Year
Sadara Chemical Company
Sadara Chemical Company was founded in 2011 as a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical Company to further the ambitions of the kingdom's Vision 2030 and to shift Aramco's focus further into the downstream.
Sadara has built the world's largest single-phase chemical complex in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia. With 26 integrated world-scale manufacturing plants, the facility is expected to produce more than 3m tonnes of high-value-added plastics and chemical products each year.
Sadara also operates the region's first mixed feed cracker. Through cracking naptha, the firm hopes to offer products for a variety of industries: automobile parts, care products, water treatment chemicals and oil and gas chemicals which mostly rely on imports or don't exist. Already these efforts have created thousands of employment opportunities and more will follow in the future.
Equally, Sadara is dedicated to promoting sustainable social and environmental solutions. The company is a member of the Responsible Care initiative and works diligently to be a conscientious corporate citizen. Many products are made with energy-saving thermal insulation to reduce its waste footprint and the organisation actively supports local communities in Jubail, and the wider kingdom.