Bilfinger Signs First Digitalization Contract in Middle East with Tabreed

By District Energy posted 08-19-2020 16:56


Chemical Engineering


Babcock Borsig Service Arabia Ltd. has signed its first digitalization contract with Saudi Tabreed Operations & Maintenance Co. This is the first digitalization awarding secured by Bilfinger Middle East for the region. Saudi Tabreed, a highly experienced district cooling scheme operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its headquarters based in Khobar, Eastern Province, operates as a subsidiary of Saudi Tabreed, a closed joint-stock company between Tabreed & Vision Invest Company. With a world’s largest cooling portfolio of about one million refrigeration tons, Tabreed owns, operates (other private, government, semi- government and private entities) 83 plants across the GCC (KSA, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain & Oman).

Through the support of Bilfinger Digital Next GmbH (Heidelberg, Germany) , a corporate startup of the leading industrial service provider Bilfinger SE (Mannheim, Germany), Babcock Borsig Service Arabia Ltd. had implemented a pilot project in Q4 2019 at a plant operated by Saudi Tabreed in Riyadh to evaluate the Energy Optimization possibilities using the BCAP (Bilfinger Connected Asset Performance) platform. With BCAP, Bilfinger Digital Next offers operators of industrial plants a modular digitization solution to gain insights from its isolated data. At its core, all data from the areas of engineering, operation, and maintenance of a plant is connected, processed, analyzed, and visualized on a cloud-based platform.

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