(51a) Sustainability in Saudi Aramco: Planning & Optimization

The paper will illustrates on the uniqueness of Saudi Aramco’s refined products network from planning philosophy alongside with lean supply chain management principles as follow:

  • Planning model: short range and long range (from 5 years up monthly schedule)
  • Lean optimization of production & inventory (principles and methods of assuring lean but healthy level of Hydrocarbon)
  • Backcasting methodologies (case study will be illustrated to highlights/outlines best practices)
  • Reliability aspects (business continuity to ensure customer satisfaction based on operations capability).
  • Big data transformation (marvelous developments to allocate decision making on time).