News tagged "Desalination"

ACWA Power Barka to build new Oman desalination plant

ACWA Power Barka to build new Oman desalination plant

18th November 2014

Saudi Arabian power plant developer and operator ACWA Power has announced that its listed Oman subsidiary, Acwa Power Barka, has received a letter of award from Oman's Power and Water Procurement (OPWP) Company to build a new plant to deliver desalinated water.[..]

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SWCC to invest US$ 300 bn by 2025 to boost desalinated water production to 8.4 mn cmd

SWCC to invest US$ 300 bn by 2025 to boost desalinated water production to 8.4 mn cmd

18th September 2014

State-run Saudi Saline Water Conversion Corp (SWCC) plans to invest SR 300 billion (US$ 80 billion) by 2025 to boost energy-intensive desalinated water production to 8.5 million cubic meters per day, the head of the utility has said.SWCC, also Saudi Arabia's second largest power producer, now produces 3.6 million cu m per day of desalinated water, Abdulrahman Mohammed Al Ibrahim told reporters.[..]

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Flour gets Dow EPC contract to build components manufacture unit for Saudi desalination plants

Flour gets Dow EPC contract to build components manufacture unit for Saudi desalination plants

30th July 2014

desalination2Flour Corporation has been awarded the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract by Dow Chemical Company to build a new manufacturing unit to manufacture high end reverse osmosis components for desalination plants in Saudi Arabia. The plant will be located close to the Sadara chemical complex in the Jubail Industrial City II of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province.[..]

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Saudi Arabia to build World's Largest Desalination Plant

Saudi Arabia to build World's Largest Desalination Plant

13th June 2014

desalination2At the conclusion of the International Water Summit at Singapore on the occasion of International Water week, Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation announced plans for what would be the world’s largest desalination plant using a technique called reverse osmosis, in Rabigh on the country’s west coast with an estimated capacity of 600,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day.[..]

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