Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity & Water has received eight bids to build a desalination facility at a site at Manadhif in the Al-Wusta region.

Bids were received by 3 May following several deadline extensions from 12 April (MEED 12:4:10).

The following companies submitted bids to build the project:

  • Desert Line Projects (local) – OMR2.26m ($5.8m)
  • Galfar Engineering & Contracting (local) – OMR1.97m
  • Al-Matar Trading & Contracting (local) – OMR1.95m
  • Hasan bin Juma bin Backer Trading & Contracting Company (local) – OMR2.69m
  • Oman National Engineering & Investment Company (local) – OMR1.80m
  • Al-Ansari Trading Enterprise (local) – OMR1.86m
  • Al-Taher Group – Electromechanics (local) – OMR2.70m
  • Towell al-Zawraa Engineering Services (local) – OMR2.19m

The only company to be prequalified, but has not bid is the local Gharbia Enterprises.