A total of 39 companies have submitted expressions of interest for the 600,000 cubic metres per day Rabigh 4 Independent Water Plant (IWP) project, the Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) announced last week.
In a statement posted on its website on 20 July, SWPC said 39 companies, including 21 Saudi companies, expressed their interest in Rabigh-4 IWP, located in Rabigh, 180 kilometres northwest of Makkah.
The Request for Qualification (RFQ) was issued on 17 July.
The companies that submitted the EOIs were as follows:
1.Al Bawani Water & Power
2.Elecnor Group
3.Metito Utilities
4.JERA Co.
5.Aljomaih Energy & Water Company
6.Abengoa Agua
7.Mowah Company
8.Safya for Water Company
9.GS Inima Environment
10.Advanced Water Technology
11.Fisia Italimpianti
12.Critical Engineering Trading and Contracting 
13.NESMA Company Limited
14.Power and Water Utility Company for Jubail and Yanbu (Marafiq)
15.Gulf Investment Corporation
16.Kahrabel FZE (ENGIE Middle East)
17.Haji Abdullah Alireza & Co (HAACO)
18.National Water Works Co (NWWC)
21.Acciona Agua
22.Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios
23.Al Yamama Company for Trading and Contracting
24.Lamar Holding
25.J&P International
27.ACWA Power
28.Shibh Al Jazira Contracting Company (SAJCO)
29.Ajlan & Bros Energy Company (Abilitii)
30.Elsewedy Electric PSP
31.VA Tech Wabag
33.Sojitz Corporation
34.AlKawther Industries 
35.Aquatech International
36.Hydro Industries
37.North Energy (Romaizan Group)
38.Thabat Construction Company 
39.Miyah Company for Water & Environment Technology
The Expression of Interest (EoI) invite was issued on 26 May with a submission deadline of 30 June 2021.
The project is scheduled to start commercial operations in 2025.
KPMG is the lead and financial advisor; Eversheds Sutherland is the legal advisor, and WSP is the technical advisor for Rabigh 4 IWP.
SDC Deal Number: 4304449158
(Writing by SA Kader; Editing by Anoop Menon)
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