Benefiting from its experience, Saipem have developed a unique perspective which is strongly reflected in the philosophy found in their fabrication yards. The Groups yards are pivotal to almost all its activities, since they supply the critical fabrication competencies to the integrated project execution process. Saipem sites are multidiscipline fabrication areas servicing all of the Groups business units.
A fundamental characteristic of Saipem yards is their location: they are strategically positioned at the oil frontiers on three continents with a clear commitment to the permanent local players in each area. The Company ability to develop the projects in remote areas in the most important oil and gas development provinces is achieved through a solid network of project supports activities built on three fundamental core competencies. The capability to establish strong connections between local and corporate engineering, worldwide logistic support for personnel, assets and project materials and, finally, a recognised capacity to locally manage the wide ranging challenges that have to be faced in these developing countries.
The Saipem yards are: