During GE’s yearly conference “Global Engineering and EPC Summit” in Dubai, Arabian Bemco received the

During GE’s yearly conference “Global Engineering and EPC Summit” in Dubai, Arabian Bemco received the

GE Energy Number 1 EPC Award for 2010 in recognition of Overall Project Performance and long relationship with GE. The award was presented by John B. Lavelle, Vice President of Projects at GE Power and Water and accepted by Dr. George Abou Fadel, Director of Proposals and Engineering and Mr. Hrag Sarkissian, Business Development at Arabian Bemco.Arabian Bemco was selected amongst 350 EPC contractors in the Europe and AIM (Africa, India and Middle East Region) for the best overall performance, strong leadership, quality, safety, ability tomeet challenging schedules, and ultimate user satisfaction for services rendered in the installation of GE equipment.

 

During the conference held, Dr. George, inaugurated the Summit with the first presentation entitled “Energy from the EPC Perspective” which gave an outlook on the energy and power sector, increase in capacity demanded to sustain the high growth and the trend of future upcoming projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in the region.

Arabian Bemco has installed overall capacity of 20,000 MW out of which 16,000 MW are GE’s Gas Turbines and Steam Turbines in the Kingdom and the region achieving constant client satisfaction and trust. Amongst the recent achievement is the Super Rush Project Qassim Power Plant Extension #2 whereby Bemco installed and connected to the grid 4 GE Gas Turbines in less than 10 Months. Bemco has completed another Super Rush Project in 2009 Riyadh PP9 Extension Block E – 480 MW in a period of 7 months.

Riyadh Power Plant No. 10 (PP10) was another landmark grass root project with 36 GE Gas Turbine Units wherein Bemco has commissioned 16 units on May 4, 2010 to meet peak summer demand of 2010 and will commission the remaining units ahead of schedule by May 2011 to meet SEC demand for the upcoming summer.