JEDDAH - Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Co. (Sasref) signed Tuesday in Jubail Industrial City a major contract with Al-Khonaini International Contracting Co. Ltd. for infrastructure development and building of 217 housing units for Sasref employees at Jalmoudah District in Jubail Industrial City.
At the same ceremony, Sasref signed an engineering consultancy contract with Al-Ajmi Engineering Consulting Office to assist Sasref in the engineering supervision of the project.
In a signing ceremony attended by executives from the three companies and the Sasref project management staff, Abdullah Al-Baiz, Sasref’s President, Abdulaziz Al-Khonaini, Managing Director - Al-Khonaini Co. and Mohammad Al-Ajmi, General Manager Al-Ajmi Engineering Consulting, signed the contract on behalf of their respective companies.
Al-Baiz said "this project reflects Sasref’s continued pursuit of excellence and is in line with our vision and target of becoming the preferred employer in the area.
This project aims at providing the company employees with company built housing units under the Home Ownership Program,which is one of the best in class benefits that Sasref provides to its employees. The housing units would be constructed in Haii Jalmouda, one of the newly developing prime residential areas in Jubail industrial city. The project, including development of the land and building of 217 housing units, is planned to be completed in mid of 2014. The introduction of these 217 housing units would make the total housing units provided to Sasref employees so far is 947 housing units."
Eng. Mohammad Al-Ballow, project manager, said "according to the contracts scope of work, (Al-Khonainin Co.) will implement the infrastructure development works of the site and construct 217 housing units. Al-Ajmi Consulting will assist Sasref in the engineering consultancy and supervision on the whole project to ensure implementation of the project as per the engineering specifications and standards approved by Jubail Royal Commission." – SG