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AVEVA and Aramco to partner to realise key sustainability goals through digitalisation

A ramco , one of the world ’ s largest integrated energy and chemicals companies and AVEVA , a global provider of industrial software , driving Digital Transformation and sustainability , have announced their intention to form a strategic alliance . Focused on driving sustainability in the region through Digital Transformation , the partnership will help enable AVEVA to establish their largest digital hub , with an R & D capability , in the Middle East , headquartered in Saudi Arabia . The partnership will represent a significant investment for AVEVA which is also looking to create up to 300 high skill new jobs in the Kingdom by 2030 . Ahmad Al-Sa ’ adi , Senior Vice President ,

Digital technologies have the potential to accelerate the transformation of the industrial sector and drive it towards more efficient and sustainable operations .
Technical Services , Aramco , said : “ One of the key pillars for realising the Kingdom ’ s Vision 2030 is Digital Transformation . Digital technologies have the potential to accelerate the transformation of the industrial sector and drive it towards more efficient and sustainable operations . Establishing partnerships with leaders in industrial digital software , such as AVEVA , is one of the main elements in our Digital Transformation strategy and we believe will help us realise our mission of leveraging digital solutions to deliver tomorrow ’ s energy more sustainably , efficiently and safely . The regional hub that would be established by AVEVA would contribute to Aramco ’ s ‘ In Kingdom Total Value Add ’
( IKTVA ) programme goals and will facilitate Saudi Arabia ’ s path to realising the benefits of a digital economy .”
Peter Herweck , CEO , AVEVA , said : “ AVEVA is proud to be working with Aramco towards an agreement to facilitate its Digital Transformation journey . Through this partnership the vision of our companies is to play a fundamental role in industrial sector decarbonisation within Saudi Arabia and the delivery of its sustainable goals , bringing capabilities to optimise every aspect of the value chain with sophisticated imaging , data analytics and deep-learning technologies that this initiative would bring . Through this initiative AVEVA aims to contribute to creating job opportunities in the Kingdom and throughout the Middle East region .” •
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