Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC), the principal offtaker for water and wastewater projects in Saudi Arabia, has prequalified eight bidders for Rabigh 4 Independent Water Plant (IWP) project.
The 600,000 cubic metres per day desalination project is located in Rabigh, 180 kilometres northwest of Makkah, on the Red Sea coast.
In a press statement dated 15 November, SWPC disclosed the names of companies/consortia pre-qualified to bid for Rabigh-4 IWP. These are:
1. Acciona Agua and Ajlan & Bros Energy Company Consortium
2. ACWA Power
3. Cobra Instalaciones Y Servicios
4. Kahrabel FZE (a subsidiary of Engie)
5. Marafiq and Alfanar Company Consortium
6. Marubeni Corporation
7. Utico, Mowah Co, and CRCCI Consortium
8. Veolia Middle East
In July, Zawya Projects had reported that 39 companies, including 21 Saudi companies, had responded to the EoI invite issued in May.
The project is scheduled to start commercial operations in 2025.
SDC Deal Number: 4304449158
(Writing by SA Kader; Editing by Anoop Menon)
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