VOL. XLI

No. 20

18-May-1998

SAUDI ARABIA

Rolls-Royce Wins $120Mn Saudi Power Contract

The Saudi Consolidated Electric Company - Central has awarded Rolls-Royce of the UK a74mn ($120mn) turnkey contract to construct an electrical transmission substation inRiyadh. The new substation will perform a crucial role in reinforcing existing powersupplies to the center, north and east of Riyadh. Work on the substation is due forcompletion in 26 months.