SABIC, a diversified petrochemicals company, has signed contracts with nine construction contractors where eight of them are based in Saudi Arabia.
The contracts, signed in Jubail, are part of the current transformation strategy of Saudi site projects. The aims are to enhance the protection of the environment and human health, safety, and security (EHSS) culture, while improving agility in site project procurement and execution, and enriching local content in Saudi SABIC site projects.
Engineer Awadh Al-Maker, Executive Vice President Shared Services, and Mr. Nawaf Al-Zahrani, Global Procurement General Manager, signed the contracts on behalf of the company.
Al-Maker stated, “SABIC is committed to fostering opportunities for the general construction industry aimed at stimulating local content and supporting promising sectors for future growth. By finding new opportunities for SMEs, enabling local investors and attracting global investments, SABIC will enhance EHSS cultural operation excellence and provide opportunities for downstream growth across the Kingdom. This is part of a national effort to enhance cooperation between the public and private sectors to support local content development and enable Saudi Vision 2030.”
He continued, “SABIC has a long history of outstanding relationships over the past years with these suppliers and always considered them as partners in the success that it has made in the chemical industry. SABIC is now taking its relationship with them to the next level and commencing new long-term alliances to achieve significant values for the companies, its customers and the Kingdom.”
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