Qurayyat desalination tender process starts in Oman

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The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has listed a tender for its new Qurayyat 180,00 m3/day desalination plant planned south of Muscat.

Pre-qualifying companies can submit their expressions of interest to the OPWP for what will be the third independent water project in the country.

The opening date for pre-qualifying bids is October 28.

Earlier this year the Al Ghubra 191,000 m3/day, 20-year desalination deal was signed between OPWP and a consortium between Malaysia-based Malakoff International, Sumitomo Corp of Japan and Cadagua SA of Spain.

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- OPWC has said that developers can get in touch by email (qurayyat.iwp@omanpwp.com) and fax (00968 24399946) a letter entitled “Expression of Interest for the Qurayyat IWP” to Oman Power and Water Procurement Company S.A.O.C,. The letter should clearly state the contact details of the representative person with e-mail address for the receipt of a notification of release of the tender documents by the Tender Board. Alternatively, a letter may be submitted directly in a sealed envelope marked with Tender Title and deposited in the Tender Box at the OPWP Main Office located at Floor 5, Building 5, Muscat Grand Mall, Tilal Complex (Office), Al Khuwair Al Janubiyyah, Muscat.

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