U.S. Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures
We are a global company, with a number of partnerships, joint ventures, and subsidiaries around the world. Our U.S. subsidiaries are:
Aramco Services Company (ASC)
ASC is the Americas-based subsidiary of Saudi Aramco. Located in Houston, Texas, core services of ASC include managing a network of three U.S. research centers/technology offices in Houston, Boston, and Detroit; identifying upstream and downstream technologies, best practices and potential technology partners for Saudi Aramco; sourcing goods and services, engineering services; recruiting and training support for Saudi Aramco-sponsored students and employees in North America.
The office also provides business management services to Saudi Aramco project teams operating in North America, and conducts quality inspections for materials and equipment procured for Saudi Aramco.
Saudi Petroleum International, Inc. (SPII)
Based in New York City, Saudi Petroleum International, Inc. provides scheduling, loading, transportation, and delivery of Arabian crude oil to the U.S. and Canada, accounting for approximately 10 percent of all U.S. crude oil imports.
Saudi Refining, Inc. (SRI)
Saudi Refining, Inc. (SRI), with headquarters in Houston, is responsible for Saudi Aramco's downstream investments in North America. This includes ownership of Motiva Enterprises LLC, a leading refiner, distributer and marketer of petroleum products throughout the United States.
Aramco Training Services Company (ATSC)
Aramco Training Services Company administers technical and professional training programs that help place experienced Saudi Aramco employees in U.S.-based companies and facilities for short-term training.
Aramco Performance Materials
Aramco Performance Materials LLC manages and markets Converge® polyols, which are manufactured using carbon dioxide as one of the feedstocks. Converge® polyols offer a high-performance, cost-competitive, and more sustainable alternative to conventional petroleum-based polyols.
Motiva Enterprises LLC
Motiva Enterprises LLC refines, distributes and markets petroleum products throughout the United States. Headquartered in Houston, Motiva owns and operates North America’s largest refinery in Port Arthur, Texas with a crude capacity of more than 600,000 barrels a day. The company also operates the country’s largest base oil plant and a network of 25 distribution terminals that support delivery of gasoline and diesel to more than 5,200 retail outlets under the Shell and 76® brands.