PDO tenders new power distribution work

22 May 2008

Petroleum Development Oman (POD) has tendered two contracts covering the construction of overhead lines between its oil and gas fields in order to upgrade its power distribution infrastructure.

The larger of the two schemes covers the construction of a 360-kilometre-long, 132-kV overhead line between the Hubara field and Saih Rawl, via the 132-kV Sahma substation. The work also includes the installation of a fibre optic network and a supervisory control and data acquisition system.

The deadline for the submission of bids is 12 July.

The second engineering, procurement and construction deal involves the construction of a 40-kilometre-long overhead line from the Marmul field to a new 132-kV substation at Thuleilat. The job also entails the construction of the substation and the installation of a fibre optic network.

The bid deadline is 26 July.

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