Prequalified companies have until 26 May to bid for the two engineering, procurement and construction packages.

One deal covers the construction of a 150-kilometre-long pipeline between Nimr and Salalah. The other covers the upgrade of the control system at pressure reduction stations in Salalah (MEED 23:01:08).

Prequalified companies include Turkey’s Fernas Construction Company, Italy’s Saipem, Larsen & Toubro and Punj Lloyd, both of India, Athens-based Consolidated Contractors International Company (CCC), and Gulf Petrochemical Services & Trading, Galfar Engineering, and Al-Hassan Engineering, all local.

The gas will be used as feedstock for the Salalah methanol plant and the Salalah independent power project.