2005 News Story

Saudi Refining to donate U.S. $5 million to Hurricane Katrina relief

Saudi Refining, Inc., a the Houston-based subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, has announced that it will donate U.S. $5 million to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Katrina.


"We support the Red Cross in its tireless efforts to meet the urgent needs of those who have been so tragically affected by Hurricane Katrina, including the thousands of people temporarily sheltered in Houston," said Sharaf M. Salamah, president and chief executive officer of the Houston-based Saudi Refining. "Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been impacted by the storm and its aftermath," Salamah added.