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380,000 cu m CAPACITY

Global giants Acwa, Engie in race for Saudi water project

RIYADH, September 5, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Water & Electricity Company (WEC) said it has received bids from consortiums led by six leading global players in the utility sector for the kingdom's Shuqaiq-3 independent independent water project.

The proposed seawater reverse osmosis plant, which will boast a daily capacity of 380,000 cu m, will be located at Shuqaiq area of the kingdom, on the Red Sea coast, 137 km north of Jazan city.

The top bidders are Saudi-based Acwa Power with consortium partners Al Babtain Contracting and Saudi Brothers Company; Japan's Marubeni with Acciona Agua, Abdul Latif Jameel and Bahr Rawafid; Paris-based Veolia with Marafiq and Alamwal Al Khaleejiah Al Thaniya; European utility giant FCC Aqualia with Nesma aand Haaco; Spanish infrastructure group Cobra with Orascom and Al Blagha Investment and also French utility group Engie with Mitsubishi Corporation, SSEM and Metito, said a statement from WEC.

The Saudi utility company is likely to award the contract to the successful bidder by the end of this year.-TradeArabia News Service

Tags: Veolia | Acwa | Engie | Saudi water project |

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