Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has received expressions of interest from 55 companies, 19 of which are from Saudi Arabia, for the tenders of the Jubail-3 IWPs, two independent water projects.
In March, Water & Electricity (WEC), as the Saudi Arabian company was originally called, had invited expressions of interest (EOI) for the development of two desalination plants.
The two desalination projects will be built in Jubail, in the eastern province on the Persian Gulf Coast of Saudi Arabia.
The developer selected will develop, finance, engineer, procure, construct, implement, operate and maintain the plant which will have a capacity of 1.17 million cubic metres per day of drinking water consisting of 60 per cent reverse osmosis and 40 per cent thermal desalination technology, respectively.
The international companies that expressed their interest are: Bureau Veritas; Korean Electric Power Corporation; Strukton LLC; China Gezhouba Group Co.; Dorsch Holding GmbH; GE; Zhange Power; Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd; Sasakura Middle East Co.; MDCP; JSG China Consortium; Elsewedy Electric PSP; Mitsui & Co; Yenigun Construction Industry and Commerce Inc; CGN Energy International Holdings Co Ltd; Elsewedy Electric; Nutek India Ltd; EDF; Sojitz; Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Ltd; Abengoa; SEPCO / Assad Said Contracting Co; Engie; Fisia Italimpianti S.P.A; CCCC; Malakoff; TEDAGUA; Sumitomo Corporation; Veolia; Metito; Utico; Mitsubishi; Marubeni; Aqualia; Suez; Acciona Agua; GIC.
The companies from Saudi Arabia are: Al Mashariq; CMS; Al Jomaih; Marafiq; Nesma Holding Company; Saudi Brothers Commercial Company; Alfanar; AWP; Haji Abdullah Alireza & Co. Ltd., Delta Notional Energy Co. Ltd; JID Holding Co; Bemco; SSEM; Amwal Al Khaleej; Shibh Al Jazira General Contracting; Rawafid; ACWA Power; SATECH.