Ceremony marks Yanbu 2 MED desalination completion
The completion ceremony for the Yanbu Phase 2 Expansion seawater desalination plant was held on 19 December 2012 by Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Starting the engineer/procure/construct project in June 2011, Doosan completed the Yanbu plant in 18 months. The treated water produced by the plant will be supplied to the Medina region.
Present at the completion ceremony were Prince Abdualaziz bin Majed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, governor of Medina; Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman Al Hussein, the minister of water and electricity; Dr Abdulrahman bin Mohammed Al-Ibrahim, governor of the Saline Water Conversion Corporation; Keysun Han, president and COO of Doosan; and Seokwon Yun, CEO of Doosan's Water Business Group.
Following the ceremony, a contract signing ceremony was held for the Yanbu Phase 3 Seawater Desalination Plant, the contract for which Doosan was awarded in November 2012.