Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, HRH Mohammed Bin Salman, unveiled King Salman Energy Park (Spark), a Saudi Aramco megaproject, on 10 December, 2018. Spark will generate 100,000 direct and indirect jobs and contribute up to $6bn (SAR22bn) to the kingdom’s gross domestic product by 2035, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 programme.
Located between Dammam and Al-Ahsa in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, Spark is a three-phase 50km2 hub for energy, industrialisation, and technology that will report Phase 1 construction completed in 2021. Phase 1 spans 12km2, with investments totalling $1.6bn (SAR6bn). Read more