Entrant: Hyder Consulting
Project owner: Siemens Energy
Developer: Siemens Real Estate
EPC contractor: Arcon
Consultants: Hyder Consulting; Butler Manufacturing; Brunnhuber Krane
Architect: Hyder Consulting
Project management company: Arcadis/EC Harris
Description: The Siemens Energy Hub in Dammam is the largest gas turbine manufacturing facility in the Middle East and one of the largest Siemens gas turbine plants in the world. The German firm will provide the latest gas turbine technologies at its new plant in Saudi Arabia, with continuing opportunities for knowledge transfer, talent acquisition and skills development. The turbines produced at the site including the highly efficient F-class will provide energy to the manufacturing, healthcare, water and infrastructure sectors, positively affecting the lives of consumers, patients and ordinary citizens. As a long-term partner to Saudi Arabia, Siemens is committed to local job creation, and the facility will offer the appropriate practical training to enhance employability for both men and women.