Muscat tenders two substations

13 May 2012

One unit will be built at the $1.6bn Sur independent power project

Oman Electricity Transmission Company has invited companies to bid by 18 June for a contract to build two new substations.

One 400/22kV substation will be built at the Sur independent power project (IPP), the other will be constructed at Jahloot.

The companies that have collected tender documents are:

  • Afaq al-Musana Trading (local)
  • Larsen & Toubro (India)
  • Global Chemicals & Maintenance System (local)
  • Bahwan Engineering Company (local)
  • Saudi National Contracting Company (Saudi Arabia)
  • Ozdil Energy Resources (Turkey)
  • Al-Hassan Engineering Company (local)

Work on the $1.6bn Sur IPP is ongoing. In December 2011, the consortium led by Japan’s Marubeni Corporation signed financing agreements with export credit agencies (ECAs) and commercial banks for the 2,000MW IPP.

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