Schneider Electric, Australia’s Worley join to boost Saudi digitalization 

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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French energy service provider Schneider Electric and Australia-based Worley have signed a partnership agreement to develop and deploy digital solutions and innovative technologies for the energy market and smart city projects across Saudi Arabia.

The partnership will see Schneider Electric’s expertise in the digital domain and operational technology with Worley’s digital experience gained from the project, including data visualization platforms to award-winning robotics.

The two will collaborate to provide the Kingdom’s energy firms and government bodies with the support they need to succeed in their digital transformations in areas that include Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and cybersecurity.

Worley is one of the world’s largest engineering companies, providing project delivery and consulting services to the resources and energy sectors, and complex process industries. Worley covers the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets, in the hydrocarbons, mineral, metals, chemicals and infrastructure sectors.

Mohamed Shaheen
Mohamed Shaheen
Cluster President for Saudi Arabia
Schneider Electric

“Partnerships are key to ensuring the success of any digital transformation project, and our technological know-how combined with Worley’s project experience and digital capability will mean our customers in the energy sector will have the best of both worlds. We’re also excited about the possibilities of working together in the smart city space, so we can develop more sustainable and livable conurbations for customers in Saudi Arabia.”

Mr. Eissa Aqeeli, Senior Vice President, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain, Worley, said that “By leveraging our strong respective track records and expertise, we expect to make a meaningful impact for our customers in the industries we serve. Bringing more efficient ways of working and enabling better, safer, and more sustainable outcomes through digital.”

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