Jacobs wins Saudi utility PMC contract
California, September 20, 2011
US-based Jacobs Engineering Group said it has won a major contract from Saudi Arabian utility company Marafiq to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for its new water facility in Yanbu.
Jacobs' scope of work at new integrated power and water facility includes project management, quality assurance, safety assurance, permitting support, engineering review, construction oversight and start-up and commissioning oversight.
The company did not disclose the value of the contract, but said the overall project has a value in excess of $1 billion.
Marafiq's core business is the development, operation and maintenance of power and water treatment systems to provide essential utility services for the industrial cities of Jubail and Yanbu in Saudi Arabia.
Announcing this on Tuesday, Jacobs Group vice president Bob Irvinstated said, 'Jacobs is very pleased to continue to be with Marafiq in its growth as the first private integrated utility company in Saudi Arabia.'
'This project supports Jacobs' long-term commitment to clients in the Middle East,' he added.
Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.-TradeArabia News Service