Companies partner for digital transformation venture in Saudi Arabia

Aramco and AVEVA have joined forces to accelerate digital sustainability across the Kingdom and Middle East

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Chemical company Aramco and software business AVEVA have partnered to drive digital sustainability in the Middle East.

The partnership aims to propagate sustainable artificial intelligence, machine learning and data management technologies.

It will involve AVEVA establishing their largest digital headquarters in Saudi Arabia, set to create up to 300 new high skilled jobs within the Kingdom by the end of the decade.

The companies aim to use the technology to develop and implement blue hydrogen and decarbonisation facilities in Saudi Arabia, in line with its governmental targets to become more sustainable.

Ahmad Al-Sa’adi, Senior Vice President of Technical Services, Aramco, said: “One of the key pillars for realising the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 is digital transformation.

“Digital technologies have the potential to accelerate the transformation of the industrial sector and drive it towards more efficient and sustainable operations.”

Peter Herweck, AVEVA CEO, added: “Through this partnership, the vision of our companies is to play a fundamental role in industrial sector decarbonisation within Saudi Arabia and the delivery of its sustainable goals.”