Oman awards grid contracts worth $226mn
Package of six separate contracts will enhance power network in the Sultanate.
Oman Electricity Transmission Company (OETC) has signed six agreements worth OMR 87mn ($226mn) to enhance the efficiency and reliability of the main power network in the Sultanate.
The first tender was for the construction of a new grid station at Sohar Free Zone, which will be carried out by Galfar Engineering and Construction Company at a cost of over OMR18.4mn.
The second tender was for the construction of the 400kv overhead transmission line between Izki and Misfah grid stations.
The work will be carried out by Gulf Jyoti International and Jyoti Constructions at a cost of OMR18.8mn.
The third tender was for upgrading the Misfah grid station to 400kv, and the work will be carried out by Larsen and Toubro (Oman) at a cost of OMR21.6mn.
The fourth tender was related to reinforcing the current network in Muscat by a 132kv linking system between Al Falaj, Muttrah and Wadi Kabir grid stations and adding the fourth 125MVA transformer at Wadi Kabir grid station.
The work will cost about OMR17.5 mn and will be carried out by Bahwan Engineering Company.
The fifth tender was for the construction of a new 132kv grid station and a 132kv OHL at Al Dreez. It will cost about OMR10.3mn and the work will be carried out by Anabensa Company and Sarooj group.
The sixth tender was for providing consultancy services for design and supervision of a 400kv grid station at Sohar IPP-3, Sohar Free Zone and Sieh Almakarem and a 400kv line connection between Sohar Free Zone to Mahadha.
It will also include a 400kv line connection between Sohar Free Zone to Sieh Almakarem, and EnergoProjekt Company worth OMR1.1mn.