19 Dec 2014
Artist’s impression of the Qurayyat IWP
A consortium comprising Hyflux and National Power and Water Co., LLC received a letter of award for an international tender to design, build, own and operate an independent water project (IWP) in Qurayyat, Sultanate of Oman from government-owned Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC (OPWP).
Qurayyat IWP will be a seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant with a designed capacity of 200,000m3/day and is scheduled to commence commercial operation by May 2017 under a 20-year water purchase agreement with OPWP.
Hyflux’s role includes turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) as well as operations and maintenance of the plant. The project is worth an estimated US$250 million and the value of the EPC contract is US$210 million.