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.