Amec Foster Wheeler awarded PfizerSaudi Arabiancontract
Extension of Greenfield pharmaceutical facility project work Contract lengthensAmec Foster Wheeler’s rolesince 2010
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has been awarded a contract for the commissioning and qualification management for Pfizer Saudi’s Greenfield pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), in Rabigh, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Amec Foster Wheeler’s services will include commissioning management and coordination, and facilitation of the operational qualification protocols.
The award follows Amec Foster Wheeler’s successfulcompletion of engineering services for the facility inpartnership with Egyptian engineering company EGEC, which included site master plan, conceptual and basic design, detailed engineering, and support for the selection of a general contractor for the execution of the construction works.
Amec Foster Wheeler’s Group President for Asia, Middle East, Africa & Southern Europe, Roberto Penno, said:
“I’m proud to say that we have been involved in providing services for Pfizer’s pharmaceutical facility in Saudi Arabiasince its inception in 2010 and that this contract extension further enhances our partnership.”
The value of the contract has not been disclosed.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.
With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 peoplein more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.
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Pfizer Saudi’s Greenfield pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, King Abdullah Economic City
The new facility, occupying a 32,000 m2 plot, will be dedicated to solid dosage forms, and includes production functions (manufacturing, primary and secondary packaging) as well as support areas (quality control laboratories, warehouse, services, staff support areas).
The new plant is expected to become operational in 2016. Once complete, the facility will produce 18 million pharmaceutical packs per year and a broad range of Pfizer’s medicines currently supplied to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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