GE Oil & Gas has completed the first phase expansion of what will be GE’s largest advanced manufacturing facility in Dammam. This expands capacity of the current manufacture of advanced pressure control technology, testing and repair services. It also forms part of GE’s commitment to achieve the goal of 70% localization in the Kingdom through strengthening local manufacturing, supply chain, service capabilities and talent development.
The expanded facility will serve as a centre for the supply of ‘Made in Saudi’ equipment for Saudi and regional markets with expanded capacity to manufacture the full range of GE Oil & Gas’ Pressure Control solutions. The new facility marks the first phase of an ongoing multi-million dollar investment by GE Oil & Gas at the multi-modal MODON (Saudi Industrial Property Authority) site in 2nd Industrial City, Dammam.
The facility is built in accordance with GE’s technical and Environmental, Health & Safety standards. It is certified to ISO 9001: 2008 for quality and ISO 14001 for its environmental management system, OHSAS 18001 for occupational health and safety, and American Petroleum Institute (API) 6A/Q1 standards.