Major Projects

Riyadh Power Plant No.9 Combined Cycle (5,980 MW)

The combined cycle plant (PP9) has been built on a site of 3.2 million square meter about 54km east of Riyadh. This construction, together with an expansion of the existing PP 9 facility, made Riyadh the largest crude oil-fired power plant in the world. Arabian Bemco Contracting Company was awarded the project by SEC. Works Started in 1995,

Riyadh Power Plant No.10 Combined Cyle (4,600 MW)

On June 30, 2008 Arabian Bemco was awarded a S.R 11 billion (USD 3 billion) contract with SEC for a turnkey supply and installationof a 2,600 MW power geneartion plant (PP10) built on an area of 5 million square meter outside the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh.This is a Greenfield project that will initially install 36 GTG simple cycle base loaded gas turbines on

Qurayyah Combined Cycle Project (4,600 MW)

On June 11, 2007, Arabian Bemco was awarded a SR 2.1 billion (USD 570 Million) contract with SEC to build the 2,500 MW Qurrayah Open Cycle Power Plant in the Eastern Province of KSA. Under the engineering, civil construction and mechanical erection package, Arabian Bemco will install gas-fired turbines at the plant supplied by

Riyadh Power Plant No.12 Combined Cycle (2,175 MW)

On May 16, 2012, Arabian Bemco signed a S.R 4.7 billion contract (USD 1.3 billion) with the Saudi Electricity Company to build a Grass Root Combined Cycle Power Plant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The plant is located 100 KM West of Riyadh City. Once completed, the new grass root combined cycle power plant (PP12) will produce

Arabian Bemco believes that one of the key factors that contribute to a company’s strength and value is the development and training

Arabian Bemco believes that one of the key factors that contribute to a company’s strength and value is the development and training

of its Human Capital through continuous training programs. For this reason, Arabian Bemco has committed to train and employ qualified Saudi Nationals through the newly established Training Centers (Qurayyah Power Plant and PP10 Training Centers) as a drive for Saudization and achieving the highest Saudization Percentage. This step will play an important role in the success of the Company and will promote more efficiency and productivity for the present and future of the company.


Under the leadership of Bemco’s CEO, Mr. Henry Sarkissian, Bemco’s Saudization Committee (composed of Human Resources Director, Projects Development Director, Saudization Human Resources Manager, and Saudization Department Manager) signed a deal with the Human Resources Fund for receiving 75 Saudi candidates as an initial step followed by 134 for the purpose of training, qualifying, and hiring them in projects under execution all over the kingdom.

The Graduation Ceremony for the first 37 candidates took place in Riyadh Power Plant No. 10 (PP10) at the Training Center attended by Mr. Adel Samoum, Chief Executive - Board of Directors of Droob Alelm Company for Training, Mr. Bassem Haddad, PP10 Senior Project Manager, Mr. Abed Shakour Salaimeh, PP10 Site Construction Manager, Mr. Emad Ghandourah, Director of Projects Development, Mr. Faisal Al-Ghamdi, Head of Saudization Section, Mr. Khaled Haddad, Central Region Senior HR & Administration Manager, and Mr. Mohamad Marini, PP10 Administration & HR. The next graduation ceremonies will commence 30 Saudi candidates to PP10 and 99 to Qurayyah Power Plant by the end of April.

Mr. Ghandourah congratulated the graduates on behalf of Arabian Bemco and the Saudization Committee for their outstanding efforts throughout the training period and urged them to give their best efforts to the projects in contribution to the growth of Saudi Arabia. With this continued effort,Saudi nationals will be entitled to receive promotions within management ranks based on their achievements.

Arabian Bemco is committed to training, qualifying, and employing Saudis to integrate the Saudi Nationals in to the workforce on all levels.