Jacobs in deal for Sadara project

Jacobs in deal for Sadara project
Updated 13 June 2012

Jacobs in deal for Sadara project

Jacobs in deal for Sadara project

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has been awarded an In-Kingdom engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contract for three polyethylene trains for Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow).
Jacobs’ scope of work for the project includes construction management, field engineering support, and management of Lump Sum Procure Build (LSPB) construction contractors, field materials management, In-Kingdom procurement services and project services support for the three polyethylene trains.
The execution of this project is being performed by Jacobs’ office in Alkhobar, according to a statement received here.
This award is part of a world-scale, fully integrated chemicals complex now being built by Sadara in Jubail Industrial City.
Comprising 26 manufacturing units, the complex will be one of the world’s largest integrated chemical facilities, and the largest ever built in a single phase.
First production units are expected to come on line in the second half of 2015, with all units up and running in 2016.
In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Mike Coyle stated, “We are delighted to be a part of the Sadara project.
This project supports Jacobs’ long-term commitment to clients in the Middle East.”
Officials did not disclose the terms of the agreement.
Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.