Equipment manufacturing opportunities

As the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, with the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, we are always looking for equipment that can help us work better.

That means we can offer many opportunities in equipment manufacturing and supplying.

Enhancing the private sector

New Business Development (NBD) boosts private sector participation in the Kingdom's economy by:

  • Increasing the range and quality of local goods by facilitating local and/or international investment in new and existing in-Kingdom manufacturers in the oil and gas industry.
  • Increasing the range and quality of oil field services by encouraging the development of reliable small and medium service enterprises leading to a transfer of technology and know-how to the Kingdom.

The Energy Sector Analysis & Development Department – a part of NBD – provides support to international investors interested in establishing local enterprises for equipment manufacturing and oil field services.

Manufacturing opportunities

We have identified the following opportunities for manufacturing the equipment and materials used in our oil and gas facilities:

  • Batteries, rectifiers and power supplies
  • Boilers, heat exchangers and chillers
  • Catalysts
  • Circuit breakers and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Compressors
  • Drill bits
  • Drilling mud additives and well stimulants
  • Hoses
  • Instrumentation (EDS, DCS, flow meters, pressure transmitters, etc.)
  • Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) casing, tubing and Accessories
  • Packers and wire line accessories
  • Pipe fittings and wrap
  • Pumps
  • Specialty chemicals (drilling and others)
  • Turbines
  • Shipbuilding
  • Marine services
  • Nonmetallic piping
  • Windings and coils
  • Refrigeration gases
  • Lubricating greases
  • Sealing compounds (electrical)
  • Cleaners and degreasers
  • Instrument and fiber optic cables
  • Sealing products (mechanical)
  • Indication lights, switches and electric meters
  • Enclosures and frames
  • Junction boxes
  • Bushings and insulators
  • Thermo couples and RTDs
  • Bearings
  • Electrical fittings (connectors, terminal blocks)
  • Industrial belts and pulleys
  • Level indicators
  • Fasteners
  • Air and oil filters
  • Repair and testing
  • Inspection and NDT
  • Calibration
  • Commissioning
  • Packaging
  • Tools and hardware

Please e-mail our External Relations & Investment Promotion team for more details.

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