More goes into infrastructure than you think, but you can’t miss the difference it makes in the world. Black & Veatch makes the Invisible, Invaluable.
We are an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of innovations in sustainable infrastructure. For more than 30 years we have been delivering critical infrastructure projects across MENA; our Middle East, North Africa team has been based in the UAE for more than a decade.
Black & Veatch has delivered power and oil & gas projects in all of the GCC states and beyond. Our client base is equally broad, spanning national power generation and distribution companies, independent power producers, developers and the petrochemical majors. As all of these sectors seek to reduce their emissions we have the proven, world class expertise to help them decarbonize conventional power assets and develop and integrate renewables and alternative fuels infrastructure. Let's talk and find ways we can help you achieve your goals.
Project: Black & Veatch Designed First New Jordanian CCGT Capable of Burning Natural Gas and Fuel Oil
Black & Veatch faced three complex challenges in helping Jordan meet its growing demand for electric power. A new combined cycle power plant had to be up and running on an aggressive time schedule. Project planning needed to carefully consider precious ground water in cooling the plant. And the location had to take a sensitive environment into account.
Project: Creating Reliable Electricity Supply for Saudi Arabia's Second-Largest City
Black & Veatch played a crucial role to help meet rising energy demand in Jeddah – Saudi Arabia’s second-largest city. With a population of more than 4 million, Jeddah is the major urban center of western Saudi Arabia. The Power Plant 3 expansion project has addressed Jeddah’s growing electricity needs. Black & Veatch was selected by Saudi Arabia-based National Contracting Company to perform engineering and project management scope for an eight-unit power plant addition.
Project: Expansion at Refinery Helps Meet Petroleum Demand and Enhance Environmental Performance
The Oman Refineries and Petrochemical Co. (ORPC) turned to Black & Veatch for help in processing increasingly heavy crude and sour crudes to meet rising petroleum product demand in the region, while enhancing environmental performance. The operating flexibility of the Sohar Refinery would need to increase to achieve this objective.
Project: Power project provides reliable power for onshore and offshore facilities
Through its role in the Al-Khafji power project, Black & Veatch helped to provide onshore and offshore facilities reliability with the timely completion of an important power plant upgrade project in Saudi Arabia’s eastern province. The Al-Khafji power project was completed on time and on budget, with Black & Veatch performing engineering and project management scope.
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