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First phase of energy industrial city to complete by 2021: Saudi Aramco

It will cover 12 sq km area of the total planned project that expands over 50 sq km

Reuters  |  Khobar (Saudi Arabia) 

State oil firm Saudi Aramco said the first phase of a new Energy Industrial City in Saudi Arabia will be completed in 2021. Last week, the Saudi government said it approved Saudi Aramco's plans to set up two new companies that will develop and operate the new Energy Industrial City as the kingdom seeks to expand its industrial base. The city, which will be developed over 50 square kilometres (km) of land allocated for energy-related industries, will complete its first phase that covers almost 12 sq km by that date, Aramco said in a statement late on Saturday. The city ...

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First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 15:36 IST