Rolta India has won a contract from Sadara Chemical Company to implement a comprehensive engineering system at its Sadara Petrochemical Complex in Jubail Industrial City II, Saudi Arabia.

Under the contract, the India-based innovative IT solutions provider, Rolta, will put into use its engineering work processes, application systems, IT and systems integration expertise to provide a range of engineering solutions.

Rolta’s engineering solutions will support the process engineering, technical support, process automation and control, asset integrity, analytical lab and standards, and document management at the plant.

Sadara Project Manufacturing & Engineering Systems project manager Taher Nemer said the successful implementation of the Engineering System is important to support and efficient operation of the Sadara Complex.

"We have partnered with Rolta on this challenging project because they have the breadth of sophisticated engineering IT expertise and have proven global delivery capabilities that are required for such an important project," Nemer added.

Sadara Chemical Company is a joint venture (JV) between the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company.

The JV will own and operate the nearly $20bn petrochemical complex, which will have 26 manufacturing units, and possess flexible cracking capabilities to produce more than three million metric tons of chemical and plastics products.

The value of the contract was not disclosed but is estimated to be a multi-million dollar deal.