Customer Profile: SABIC

  • Industry:

    Chemical Process

  • Challenges:

    • Provide comprehensive, expert Aspen Capital Cost Estimator training to new and existing estimators
    • Produce more consistent estimates
    • Easily adjust for current market pricing
  • Solution:

    SES’s estimating team provides expert training at all levels of Aspen Capital Cost Estimator use

  • Benefits:

    • More consistent estimates
    • Easily adjust for current market pricing
    • A more accurate estimate in early stages
    • Training is provided at SABIC offices

Major Middle-Eastern Company Utilizes Advanced Cost Estimators to Instruct and Implement Industry Leading Software Solution

Full-scale estimating training solutions from Strategic Estimating Systems enables Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) to train estimators of all levels, boost workflow processes, and obtain more accurate estimates in early stages.

The largest, most profitable non-oil company in the Middle East, SABIC is one of the world’s leading petrochemicals manufacturers. Seven business units comprise the company: Chemicals, Polymers, Performance Chemicals, Fertilizers, Metals, Innovative Plastics and Manufacturing. With offices in the Middle East/Africa, Americas, Europe, and Asia, trained and qualified estimators are essential to the company’s effective use of a robust cost estimation solution. To provide comprehensive and expert training for their estimators, SABIC regularly engages Strategic Estimating Systems (SES) to teach Basic and Advanced training in the use of the Aspen Capital Cost Estimator software.

Aspen Capital Cost Estimator Chosen By SABIC As Best-In-Class Cost Estimating Software

Full-Scale Training & Implementation

Utilizing SES’s training experts enables new and seasoned SABIC Aspen Capital Cost Estimator users alike to learn first-hand some of the software’s dynamic and specialized characteristics. Basic training is conducted as a two-part series, including a module to build a sample project enabling participants to calibrate and customize an Aspen Capital Cost Estimator model. Then, advanced training follows at a later date allowing time for trainees to implement the first learning phase.

Customized training enables SABIC’s in-house estimators to use existing in-house plant data built directly in Aspen Capital Cost Estimator. These customized training sessions provide an invaluable hands-on teaching environment for optimal learning and implementation.


Going forward, advantages of employing Aspen Capital Cost Estimator include making estimates more consistent, easily adjusting current market pricing, and enabling estimators to prepare estimates more efficiently and in reduced time.