Oil and Gas

Arabian Bemco, a leading Power, Industrial and Oil & Gas and Infrastructure EPC Turnkey Contractor in the Middle East, was established in 1964 with its head office in Jeddah. This Company which began as an Electro-Mechanical Contractor is now a regional specialized EPC powerhouse undertaking billion dollars’ worth of projects on extremely rush basis to meet the needs of its clients. To this date, Arabian Bemco has installed over 24,000 MW in power capacity, over 10,000 MVA of transmission and distribution stations, over 400,000 Tons of refrigeration and more than 400,000 m3 /day of treatment plants and pumping stations throughout the Middle East. Bemco also successfully completed many Oil & Gas projects across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Through its experience, Arabian Bemco has developed a strong knowhow and specialized expertise in Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Start-Up and Commissioning of Power, Water, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Infrastructure projects. Arabian Bemco’s entrepreneurial leadership has restructured the company in specialized Business Units and centralized Project Management, enabling enhanced communication, efficient management and flexibility to expand regionally and globally by focusing on client satisfaction, quality and timely completions of projects. In addition, Corporate and Project management have been upgraded to reflect the goals of Arabian Bemco, the most competitive, best performing highest quality company.

Alongside the growth and experience, Arabian Bemco built a strong team of professionals and resources. Currently Arabian Bemco directly employs over 18,000 individuals and owns an extensive fleet of construction equipment to support its projects. In addition, as part of Arabian Bemco’ s goal to be the most competitive, best performing and highest quality company, Arabian Bemco has invested heavily to develop specialized fabrication and manufacturing facilities that provides specific products to its customers.

Arabian Bemco is currently developing along with the currently established manufacturing facilities an additional one million sq. meter industrial city which will include fabrication facilities for steel structures, spooling and pipes, manufacture of LV/MV switchgears and low current equipment, HRSG and steam components and products. These affiliates research, develop, engineer and manufacture advanced products to complement the EPC knowhow of Arabian Bemco and provide a complete solution to its customers that meet their schedule, budget and quality.

Because of the significant success and growth of Arabian Bemco, the Board of Directors recently decided to increase the paid-up capital of the company to cope with Bemco’s investments for growth and future expansion plans in the Oil & Gas Industrial sectors in the region. The increase in capital is an indication of the faith bestowed on the management. This confidence in the success of Arabian Bemco has also been confirmed by the local banks, which have provided Arabian Bemco with significant credit facilities.

Over the last 40 years, Arabian Bemco established a strong presence in the region and developed close partnerships with its clients. Today, Arabian Bemco is expanding its prestigious client database with the growth of its operations in Iraq, the CIS countries and the African continent.

Arabian Bemco continues to enhance its capabilities to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

Oil and Gas Experience

A well established, vastly experienced and multi-disciplinary contractor, BEMCO combines proven technology, quality and safety with global capabilities in Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPC&C) to deliver comprehensive and value-engineered solutions to clients in the hydrocarbon, petrochemical and energy industries. Our main focus is on high integrity, quality assured systems and structures for Oil & Gas related projects.

The ability to control and manage a project through all of its phases is critical and BEMCO has accredited quality systems and procedures in place to assist the process.

Our Engineering Group covers project, process, piping, instrument, electrical, mechanical, equipment and civil/structural disciplines, with a specialist technical services section responsible for welding, NDE, coatings and insulation.

We use the latest engineering and design techniques, utilizing industry standard software, both procured and proprietary, backed up by knowledge gained from previous projects and coupled with fabrication, construction, testing and commissioning experience to provide true, cost-effective and safe designs.



Project Experience Project Description Client
Medina Bulk Plant LSTK engineering, design, procurement, fabrication, commissioning and performance-testing assistance of the facilities. Aramco
Wastewater & Spent Caustic Systems Upgrade Juaymah Gas Plant  LSTK contract includes design, engineering, procurement, testing, pre-commissioning and performance testing Aramco
Utility Upgrade at Juaymah Gas Plant  Engineering, procurement, testing, pre-commissioning, commissioning and performance testing assistance of the upgrade utility as LSTK. Aramco
Plant Construction Works at Western Region - North West Bulk Plants  Two grades of gasoline & additional capacity requirements North West Bulk Plants in Duba, Tabuk, Al-Jouf and Turaif Aramco
Fuel Oil Pipeline and Metering Station, Riyadh>  Engineering, design & procurement of 18" dia 17 kms. Long C.S. Fuel Oil pipe line to supply 200,000 BPD, 850 psi crude oil from Aramco East West corridor together with the associated communication and control systems, pumping station, Royalty Metering. SEC-COA
Plant Construction Works at Western Region - Two Grades of Gasoline  Procurement, fabrication, storage and handling, construction, including all construction materials, pumps & MV equipment, buildings, roads & civil works.  Aramco


Construction procedures, methods, build sequences, schedules and guidelines have been developed and are continuously improved as a Construction Contractor and Subcontract Manager. This experience has also enabled us to build up a strong awareness of the major risks associated with construction and to implement measures to reduce them through design, modularization, standard construction method statements and specific risk assessments.


Engineering Team carries-out all Design Engineering Work related to disciplines such as Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and I&C right from Tender/Proposal, Basic/Detail Design Engineering, Support to Site/Construction/ Testing & Commissioning/Operation of the Plant till hand over the Plant to the Customer. Engineering team works on the concept of Project Engineering Management to have cost effective, time effective and resource effective Management of Engineering design works.

Engineering Team is always associated with Procurement group to guide and provide necessary Technical Support/Engineering Input needed to procure the appropriate equipment in Technical Compliance with Customer requirement & Contract Specification meeting all necessary National and International Code for the successful Operation of Equipment and the completion of Projects as per Contract Schedule.

Quality and Value Engineering is the Key for the successful Engineering in a Turnkey/EPC Contract for Industrial, Power and Oil & Gas Projects. Arabian Bemco Engineering Team comprises of Experienced & Knowledgeable Engineers and Professionals who have expertise in different Engineering Disciplines and supported by Designers/Assistant Engineers in carrying out the extensive design/Engineering work right from conceptual design at Proposal stage and through detailed Design Engineering till commissioning of the Plant.

  • Oil & Gas Plants
  • Power Plants
  • Industrial Plants
  • Nuclear Facilities
  • Electro-Mechanical Projects
  • Engineering Team utilizes Computer Aided Design (CAD) Systems through 2D & SP3D Modeling work as well as state of art Engineering Software in preparation and completion of all design drawings and documentation related to equipment/piping, raceway/cablings, instrumentation and structural design as well as all related calculations. The Engineering Team is supported by its offices in Lebanon, Egypt, India and USA.


Procurement for all projects is carried out in compliance with strict company policies and ISO certified procedures.

The Procurement Business Process is stream-lined into the following basic phases, to ensure quality and timely delivery of materials to site.

  • Vendor Selection
  • Expediting Material Production and Delivery
  • Achieving Quality Requirement, Quality and Factory Acceptance Tests
  • Tracking Shipments and Site Delivery
  • Ensuring Specification Compliance
  • To achieve a successful procurement performance, Bemco utilizes J.D. Edwards and ERP systems, to map and maintain a record of all procurement data at all stages of the Business Process yielding detailed reports on each phase and subsequently providing proper procurement management and control.

Construction and Project Management

Arabian Bemco’s Project Management objective is to identify, monitor and correct any deviations from the original project scope of work. Arabian Bemco’s main primary focus is always on quality, schedule and cost. To achieve these objectives, the following functions are monitored during project execution:

Execution Strategy

  • Specific Sub-Contract Requirements
  • Work Breakdown & Method Statement
  • Manpower Planning
  • Construction Equipment Requirements
  • Inspection and Test Requirements

Steel Fabrication Facilities (Jeddah & Riyadh)

Today’s demanding construction market requires that qualified and successful contractors develop extensive in-house fabrication of various mechanical, structural and electrical components for its turnkey projects.

Arabian Bemco owns several large, modern and automated fabrication workshops to deliver and erect high quality products on an expedited and continuous basis. These workshops are located in Jeddah and Riyadh and consists of over 900,000 square meter of fabrication floor space with resources, equipment and over 2,600 highly qualified technicians, engineers and management personnel. These facilities have basic and detailed engineering capabilities and are ASME certified for pressure vessels and spool fabrication.

Bemco Steel Industries (BSI) is one of the autonomous companies that support Arabian Bemco Oil & Gas and Industrial Division. BSI has over 25 years of experience in the field of steel and sheet metal products. The priorities of BSI are to ensure that the product manufactured by the BSI shall be reliable, conform to the customer's specifications and meet the intended purpose both effectively and safely.

As an affiliate of Arabian Bemco, BSI has completed inside and outside the Kingdom a variety of projects;

  • Oil & Gas Plants
  • Power Plants
  • Desalination Plants
  • Industrial Projects
  • Civil Projects
  • Petrochemical Plants

Bemco Steel Industries is ISO 9001: 2000 certified Company and possess a team of competent Engineers and highly skilled workers. BSI provides efficient and integrated services in the following fields:

  • Structural Fabrication
  • Booster Pumps
  • Sheet Metal Manufacturing
  • Tanks

Piping Fabrication Facility (Riyadh)

Bemco International for industries (BII) has become a leader in the piping fabrication industry not only through its state of art workshops but also its site activities. Always striving to ensure that erection activities are completed on time and within budget. B.I.I has all the resources available expected from a successful company and has full back up of the Arabian Bemco group ensuring that the resources, facilities and experience are available to ensure a successful contract. BII is ISO 9001:2008 certified company for Design, Manufacture, Supply, Installation and Services of Steel Structures, Piping, Boiler & Pressure Vessels, Equipment Skids and Heat Recovery Steam Generator.

  • Oil & Gas Plants
  • Power Plants
  • Desalination Plants
  • Industrial Projects
  • Petrochemical Plants
  • Civil Projects

BII’s experience of business enhanced by high integrity welding which is the primary consideration for the production and installation services, build the base for a wide variety of product range. Highly qualified erection Engineers, skilled technicians and experienced foremen, backed up by our own cranes, forklift, hydraulic man lifts, excavators, bob cats, trucks, trailers and other equipment, ensure lowest cost and speedy erection. All pipe welding and structural steel processes are carried out using international standards, codes and machines such as B31.1, B31.3, SMAW, TIG.

Start-up, Testing & Commissioning

Over the last 40 years, Arabian Bemco established its own Start-up & Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance service group (Bemco Services Co.) to support its main EPC business. This Group is a formidable team of professional engineers and technicians specialized in Maintaining, Operating, Testing and Commissioning of Electrical and Mechanical systems for Industrial and Oil & Gas, Power and Commercial Projects. To complement this well trained team, Arabian Bemco has assembled a large inventory of precision instruments and tools for the testing, commissioning and start-up of the projects. Highest Quality in Erection & Construction constitutes an essential part of a successful turnkey project.

Arabian Bemco’ s competences are demonstrated by the successful completion of major Industrial and Oil & Gas, Power, Electromechanical & Civil Projects. The significant resources and years of experience in Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Mechanical Erection, Electrical and Instrumentation activities, along with a fully owned large, modern and highly efficient fabrication workshop and feet of construction equipment enables Arabian Bemco to erect, construct and commission the highest quality projects.

Partial List of System Testing Capabilities:

  • Hi-pot testing of Cables
  • LV, MV and HV Switchgears
  • Pilots Differential Protections
  • Distance Relays
  • Power Transformers
  • Protection and Intertip Relays
  • Desalination Plant
  • Chilled Water PlantsBoiler, HRSG, Steam Blowing
  • Gas Turbines Tuning
  • Pumping Units
  • Chemical Cleaning
  • Oil & Gas Tanking Systems
  • Compressors & Machinery
  • Oil Metering Systems
  • Process Unit Plants
  • PLC, & DCS Control Systems
  • LNG Cryogenic Tanks

Commitment to Quality

Quality is a Priority in Arabian Bemco’s culture. Strict Quality Control Procedures related to Management, Engineering, Procurement, Selection of Vendors/Subcontractors and Execution on the construction site are designed and enforced to ensure the highest grade of excellence. Such meticulous procedures for quality result in client satisfaction, continuous business and mitigation of risk.

Arabian Bemco scrutinizes down to the minor details its work to enhance not only the performance of the complete system it installs, but also to ensure that its finished work is aesthetically pleasant.

Arabian Bemco is a pioneer in obtaining and implementing the ISO 9001 Certification for Engineering, Design, Management, Procurement and Construction since the mid 90’s. Bemco is also the recipient of the ASME A and U stamps for the manufacturing, erection and assembly of power Boilers and pressure vessels. The continuous implementation of high quality work contributes to Arabian Bemco’s reputation and credentials with all its clients and partners.