Front End Limited Company, a Saudi-owned firm providing advanced products and solutions to the energy, industrial, maritime and logistics sectors, has signed a partnership agreement with UTEC Survey Asia, a geo-services brand within Acteon Group’s Data and Robotics division.
A UK-based group, Acteon provides specialist engineering, services and technology to construction and oil and gas companies. “This strategic partnership positions Front End as the exclusive partner for Acteon’s services in Saudi Arabia, with a focus on the offshore energy sector, including renewable energy, oil & gas industries, and specifically targeting EPCI functions and Saudi Aramco’s LTA Offshore Members in the Kingdom,” said the firm.
The firm said in its statement, the agreement aligns with the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030’s National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP), which seeks to transform the Kingdom into a prominent industrial force and a central hub for global logistics, which represents a notable advancement in the evolution of the offshore energy industry in the region.
Front End Limited Company Chairman and CEO Majid Alghaslan said, “This partnership with UTEC through Acteon, represents our commitment to utilizing the highest caliber of advanced technology to compliment and feed the transformative shift taking place in the kingdom’s offshore energy sector.”
“It is not difficult to identify opportunities in spaces where growth on all fronts is exponential, like in Saudi Arabia. The key is to find the right partners with whom you share the same values of quality and experience and deliver the most reliable and innovative solutions,” remarked Alghaslan.
“We are excited about this strategic agreement while we expand our portfolio as the Kingdom embarks on an ambitious economic diversification plan as part of Vision 2030,” he added.
The partnership aims to focus on enhancing the capabilities of LTA Offshore Contractors Members and other EPCI contractors involved in Saudi Aramco projects.
Sudhir Pai, Executive Vice President, Data and Robotics Division, Acteon said, said, “Today marks a significant milestone as we proudly announce the strategic partnership between UTEC and Front End, a distinguished energy addition organisation based in Saudi Arabia.”
“As UTEC and Front End join forces, we anticipate numerous opportunities, with plans to welcome technologies and services to the partnership from other Acteon companies,” noted Pai.
“This forward-looking strategy aims to expand both parties’ influence, creating a resilient ecosystem for sustained growth in the energy addition sector. The collaboration strategically combines our strengths but also reaffirms UTEC’s cutting-edge advancements in geoscience technology and development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” he added.