Abengoa together with the Italian company Fisia Italimpianti, has been issued a Letter of Award by a consortium led by ACWA Power with Veolia Middle East and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding SAOG, for the engineering, procurement and construction of a 113,650 m3/day reverse osmosis sea water desalination plant with water intake in the town of Salalah in the southern Omani region of Dhofar Governorate.
The total value of the project is estimated to be above 100 million USD. The works at site are expected to begin in Q2 2018.
With this new contract, Abengoa consolidates itself as a key company in the desalination sector in the world with a total installed capacity of 1.5 million m3/day which will increase to 2.1 million m3/day upon project portfolio execution. In addition, Abengoa strengthens its presence in the Middle East after the completion of the Barka I Expansion in Oman and the recent award of the Shuaiba III desalination plant in Saudi Arabia to a consortium formed by Abengoa and Fisia.