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16/02/2023 Press release

Saudi Total Petroleum Products Co. Solarizes Its Lubricants Plant in KAEC

executives of TotalEnergies and Safeer standing in front of lubricants plant with solar panels

Rooftop system to generate 390 MWh of renewable energy annually, covering approximately 50% of the plant’s energy needs

Jeddah, February 16, 2023 – Saudi Total Petroleum Products (STPP), a joint venture between TotalEnergies and Zahid Group, and it’s a leading lubricants manufacturing and distribution company operating in the Saudi market, has announced the formal start of construction of a 250 kWp solar rooftop project at its lubricants blending plant located at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC). The photovoltaic system will produce over 390 MWh of renewable energy annually, covering approximately half of the plant’s energy needs.

The system will be installed by SAFEER, a Jeddah-based joint venture between TotalEnergies and Altaaqa Alternative Solutions with a mission to bring affordable and reliable solar energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The move to solarize STPP’s lubricants blending plant highlights TotalEnergies and Zahid Group’s shared commitment towards the Saudi Green Initiative and Vision 2030. The renewable energy produced by the rooftop system is expected to avoid 280 tons of CO2 emissions per year. STPP hopes that this cost-effective and reliable on-site solar solution for renewable electricity production will serve as an example of solar technology’s emerging use within the Kingdom.

TotalEnergies Refining & Chemical Saudi Arabia Managing Director and Country Chairman of KSA & Bahrain, Ahmed Tarzi said, “TotalEnergies is transforming to become a multi-energy company that provides low carbon energy and mobility solutions. Our goal is to be a major player in the energy transition. In line with our 2050 carbon neutrality ambition and our growth strategy in renewable energies, our path to net zero involves reducing the carbon footprint of our operations.”

Amine Ghezzar, Managing Director of STPP, added, “Solarizing our lubricants blending plant in KAEC is part of STPP’s sustainability roadmap. In Saudi Arabia, our ambition is to grow in the renewables area, and this is another step in that direction. We’ll be providing the market with cutting-edge lubricants produced using renewable resources in our operations.”
Located 150km north of the city of Jeddah in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), STPP’s state-of-the-art automated blending plant is one of the most modern lubricants production facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with an annual capacity of 45,000 metric tons on a single working shift. Established in 2013, the STPP blending plant produces an extensive range of lubricants under the TotalEnergies brand for the automotive, manufacturing, and marine industries. The plant meets all HSEQ certifications including but not limited to ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001, and SASO.



About Saudi Total Petroleum Products
Saudi Total Petroleum Products is a joint venture between TotalEnergies (51%) and Zahid Group (49%). It markets a wide range of lubricants and specialty products under the TotalEnergies brand for the automotive, manufacturing, and marine industries. Headquartered in Jeddah, STPP has its branch offices and warehouses in Riyadh and Dammam.

The company produces lubricants using the state-of-the-art automated blending plant located in King Abdullah Economic City. The facility became operational in May 2013 with an initial production capacity of 25,000 metric tons of lubricants per year, operating a single shift which has been increased to 45,000 metric tons per year.

About the Marketing & Services division of TotalEnergies
TotalEnergies’ Marketing & Services business segment offers its professional and private customers a wide range of broad energy products and services—petroleum products, biofuels, charging and related services for electric vehicles, gas for road and maritime transportation—to support them in their mobility and help them reduce their carbon footprint. Every day, over 8 million customers visit our 16,000 service-stations all over the world. As the world’s number four in lubricants, we design and sell high-performance products for the automotive, industrial and maritime sectors. And to provide the best response to the needs of our B2B customers, we deploy our sales forces, our international logistics network and our diverse offering. We operate in 107 countries, where our 31,000 employees stand close to all of our customers.

About TotalEnergies
TotalEnergies is a global multi-energy company that produces and markets energies: oil and biofuels, natural gas and green gases, renewables and electricity. Our more than 100,000 employees are committed to energy that is ever more affordable, cleaner, more reliable and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, TotalEnergies puts sustainable development in all its dimensions at the heart of its projects and operations to contribute to the well-being of people.

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