Jacobs wins Marafiq contract at $1bn Yanbu IWPby CW Staff on Sep 20, 2011
Jacobs Engineering has received a contract from Saudi Arabian utility company Marafiq for the provision of project management consultancy (PMC) services at its new integrated power and water (IWP) facility in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
Officials did not disclose the value of the contract, but noted that the overall project has a value in excess of $1bn. Jacobs' scope of work for the project includes project management, quality assurance, safety assurance, permitting support, engineering review, construction oversight and start-up and commissioning oversight.
Jacobs group VP Bob Irvin 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."
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. Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services.
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