DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia – GE Oil & Gas has started construction of a new manufacturing and service facility at its MODON (Saudi Industrial Property Authority) site in Dammam.
This is designed to supplement the company’s Pressure Control manufacturing plant, inaugurated late last year, providing additional capabilities to manufacture and service the company’s entire oil and gas portfolio including artificial lift, digital solutions, downstream technology solutions, turbomachinery solutions, and subsea equipment.
The new investment will occupy 18,000 sq m (193,750 sq ft) at the MODON site and will serve as a manufacturing, assembly, repair, services and training facility for advanced gas turbines and mechanical drives.
During the start-up phase it will create more than 100 new jobs with 80% Saudization.
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