Bidding shapes up for Shuqaiq 3 desal plant

Five consortia have bid for Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant project in Saudi Arabia, a public-private partnership expected to include a 25-year concession.

The new desalination capacity is part of Saudi Arabia's water sector privatisation programme

The new desalination capacity is part of Saudi Arabia's water sector privatisation programme

The consortia are:

   * Veolia, Marafiq, and Alamwal Alkhallejiah Althaniya;

   * Aqualia, Nesma, and Haaco;

   * Marubeni, Acciona, Abdullatif Jameel, and Rawafid;

   * Engie, Mitsubishi, SSEM, and Metito;

   * Acwa Power, Albatain Contracting, Saudi Brothers Co; and

   * Cobra, Orascom, Alblagha Investment.

The project is for a 380,000 m3/d seawater reverse osmosis plant in the city of Shuqaiq, on the Red Sea coast.

In February 2018, 15 companies pre-qualified for the project.


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