India’s Rolta wins top Sadara contract
Jubail, July 10, 2013
Rolta India, a top engineering and IT company, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract from Saudi Arabia’s Sadara Chemical Company to implement an industrial system at its complex.
Value of the contract has not been disclosed. The project will be managed by a global Rolta team working out of the US, India and Saudi Arabia, and will be completed by late 2014.
With a total investment of about $20 billion, Sadara is now building and will own and operate an integrated chemical complex in Jubail Industrial City II.
Comprised of 26 manufacturing units, the Sadara complex will possess flexible cracking capabilities and will produce over 3 million metric tons of high value-added chemical and performance plastics products.
Rolta will leverage its in-depth knowledge of engineering work processes, application systems, IT and systems integration to provide an extensive suite of engineering solutions which will support process engineering, technical support, process automation and control, asset integrity, analytical lab and standards, and document management.
"A successful implementation of the Engineering System is vital to the support and efficient operation of the Sadara Complex," said Taher Nemer, project manager Manufacturing & Engineering Systems, Sadara, an alliance between Saudi Aramco and the Dow Chemical Company.
"We have partnered with Rolta on this challenging project because they have the breadth of sophisticated engineering IT expertise and have proven global delivery capabilities that are required for such an important project."
K K Singh, chairman and managing director of Rolta, said: "We are very glad to have been selected by Sadara to implement their Engineering Systems. Rolta is fully committed to the success of this important project."
"This win provides further validation of our strategy of uniquely combining engineering and IT capabilities for delivering high value solutions to win significant new and follow-on business." – TradeArabia News Service