July 5, 2023

Petromin partners with NEOM to operate state-of-the-art heavy machinery service center

*  Relationship brings first Petromin service center to the region to maintain and repair rapidly growing number of trucks, earth movers, excavators, tracked vehicles, buses and other heavy equipment

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, July 5, 2023 – NEOM, the ‘land of the future’ taking shape in northwest Saudi Arabia, has handed over its state-of-the-art Heavy Machinery & Truck Service Center to the Petromin Corporation as part of a partnership set to redefine maintenance performance. The first-of-its-kind facility in the region, the center has been designed to meet the ever-increasing demand from workers building NEOM’s diverse and sustainable areas, including its futuristic city THE LINE.

As part of the handover, Petromin will begin operating the facility, which is strategically located between NEOM's key projects. Equipped with cutting-edge technologies and facilities management solutions, such as a dedicated water recycling plant and solar energy generation system, the center has been established to address the burgeoning demand for high-quality maintenance and repair work for heavy machinery, trucks, buses and various other vehicles to be performed on a timely basis, with there being a burgeoning demand for such services as NEOM continues to grow at an accelerated pace. 

Rayan Fayez, Deputy CEO, NEOM said: "We are thrilled to partner with Petromin to operate the NEOM Heavy Machinery & Truck Service Center. This facility is an essential component of NEOM's ecosystem, providing exceptional maintenance and repair solutions that are essential to meet the ever-increasing demands of our ambitious projects. We are confident that this service center will set new industry benchmarks and contribute to the overall success of NEOM."

"The partnership between NEOM and Petromin brings together unparalleled expertise, resources and opportunities," said Kalyana Sivagnanam, Group CEO of Petromin. “As an industry leader, Petromin recognizes the vast opportunities and the immense impact this collaboration holds for the region's sustainable growth, economic vitality and global standing. Petromin's unwavering dedication to excellence, its exceptional expertise and absolute commitment to quality will support NEOM in achieving its ambitious vision."

The Heavy Machinery & Truck Service Center offers a full suite of services, including preventive maintenance, diagnostics and suspension work. To provide safe and convenient fueling solutions for all types of vehicles, an advanced vehicle fueling station incorporating EV charging bays and hydrogen refueling dispensers will ultimately be part of the service center. With a team of highly trained experts, Petromin will ensure that the vehicles and heavy machinery building NEOM operate at their full potential, with minimum downtime and maximum productivity. Added to the service center will be retail and F&B spaces to offer customers a wide range of suitable dining and shopping options.