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  • 1 August 2021


Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – 29 July 2021: The Industrialization and Energy Services Company (“TAQA”) announced today the completion of the sale of its stake in Jubail Energy Services Company (“JESCO”) to ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Jubail (“AMTPJ”), which has bought the remaining shares and now owns 100% of JESCO.

“The divestiture of JESCO is in line with TAQA’s 2021 strategy to become a major player in Vision 2030 realization by maximizing the value of local investment and creating a more diverse and sustainable economy. The transaction will result in a much stronger industry in the steel sector serving not only the Kingdom but also the rest of the world.”
AQA’s Chairman of the Board, Ahmed Al Zahrani
“Expanding our Oilfield Services and Equipment portfolio is at the core of what we want to achieve. The divestiture of non-core businesses such as JESCO allows TAQA to expand its portfolio through acquisitions of additional services and technologies, complementing our current offering and creating more value to customers and shareholders, as well as offering more job opportunities for the ambitious young generation in Saudi Arabia.”
Khalid Nouh, TAQA’s Chief Executive Officer

TAQA continues to expand its oilfield service offerings to Saudi Aramco and other customers in the MENA region. Starting with the acquisition of Sanjel Energy Services in 2017, followed by Cougar Drilling Solutions in 2019 and AZR Technologies in 2020, TAQA continues to build its capabilities focused on becoming a trusted partner to all Oil & Gas companies in the MENA region.

About TAQA

Founded in 2003, TAQA seeks to become the region’s own Oil Field Services and Equipment (“OFSE”) leader, delivering key well services from drilling through to completion, by increasing capacity, building capabilities and expanding into higher tier services. As a key supporter of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, TAQA is a catalyst for economic growth and diversification, expanding Saudi Arabia’s industrial base and local manufacturing capabilities, creating jobs and facilitating the growth and development of a pool of local talent in the OFSE sector.


Founded in 2006, JESCO is a pioneer in the Middle East production of seamless tubes, established in Saudi Arabia as part of the strategic industrialization path set by the Kingdom. The company is part of a critical strategic industry supplying the Oil & Gas sector and started its commercial operations in 2010 to offer a local solution to National Oil Companies in the GCC and to export. The company operates a manufacturing plant in Jubail which can produce up to 400,000 tons of seamless tubes per year in three main product segments: OCTG, Line Pipe and Structural Tubes.

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