Location Middle East
Saudi Aramco has awarded Dar Al-Handasah (Shair and Partners) a General Engineering and Project Management Services Infrastructure (GESi) contract for up to five years covering existing and new infrastructure projects. Dar Al-Handasah is the founding company of the Dar group. Under this contract, Dar Al-Handasah will provide consultancy services including, engineering, design, and project management, reflecting the diversity of disciplines held within Dar and the wider Dar Group.
Commenting on this development, Dar Chairman and CEO Mr. Talal Shair said:
“Dar has been, and continues to be, fully committed to supporting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s ability to fulfil its Vision 2030. We have a proven track record of delivering multi-disciplinary expertise on some of the most complex and challenging projects in the Kingdom. We take pride in that this new contract represents our ability to consolidate our reputation of delivering projects in line with clients’ needs and expectations.”
The award is the latest development in a long-standing partnership between the Dar group and Saudi Aramco that has spanned decades and yielded over 25 large-scale projects. Through the GESi contract, Dar looks forward to enhancing and solidifying this relationship with Saudi Aramco.
Founded in 1956, Dar is a privately-owned international multidisciplinary consulting organization, and is the originating firm of the Dar Group, an international network of professional service businesses, comprised of more than 18,600 staff members assisting clients in over 100 countries around the world. We’re dedicated to planning, designing, engineering, and project managing facilities, installations and structures that contribute to the sustainable advancement of communities worldwide.
With its principal offices in London, Paris, Barcelona, Solagna, Chicago, San Francisco, Oakland, Cincinnati, St Louis, Beirut, Cairo, and Amman, Dar Group operates from a total of 200 offices in 58 countries spanning the Americas, Europe, Australasia, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Dar also maintains a network of 48 permanent local branch offices specifically in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia evidencing its commitment to the region.
Dar’s proud history in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia extends back to 1957 and comprises over 600 projects delivered in partnership with more than 100 clients. Dar Saudi Arabia employs around 3,000 people, over 1,000 of whom are Saudi nationals. The company maintains six core offices spread across the Kingdom in Riyadh, Jeddah, Khobar, Khafji, Makkah, and Madinah.