Saudi Aramco signed a deal to supply 131,000 bpd crude in 2019
Hengli Group Co. signed deals at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai to import $11 billion worth of commodities and equipment, including a $3.6 billion crude-oil agreement with Saudi Aramco, it said in a statement.
Hengli agreed to buy 6.5 million tons of crude, or 131,000 barrels a day, from Saudi Aramco in 2019.
Hengli has a refinery in the Chinese province of Dalian that is expected to start operations this year and plans to import 20 million tons of crude next year, according to a statement posted on its official WeChat account.
The company also signed deals to import textile equipment worth $750 million.