Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has revealed it has received three bids for the Rayis-Rabigh Independent Water Transmission Pipeline (IWTP) project, reports MEED.
The Rayis- Rabigh IWTP is Saudi Arabia's first independent water transmission pipeline (IWTP) project. It will have a transmission capacity of 500,000 m3/day and a total length of 150 kilometers (km).
The three bidders are:
- Nesma Company / Abdul Aziz Al Ajlan Sons / Ajlan & Bros / Mutlaq Al-Ghowairi Contracting Company / Buhur for Investment Company (local)
- Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios (Spain) / Alkhorayef Water and Power Technologies (local) / Orascom Construction (Egypt)
- Vision International (local) / Taqa (UAE) / Gulf Investment Corporation ( (GIC) Kuwait)
The pipeline is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2025.
Initially, the project was to have a transmission capacity of 900,000 m3/day and a total length of 100 Km.
The Rayis-Rabigh Independent Water Transmission Pipeline (IWTP) Project will be implemented on a build, own, operate and transfer (BOOT) basis.
The successful bidder will provide the entire transmission capacity to the Saudi utility company under a 35-year water transmission agreement.