Oman OQ expected to award Fahud-Sohar Loop 2 construction contract in Q3

Oman’s OQ is expected to award the main construction contract for its Fahud-Sohar second loop project by the third quarter of 2022, according to a source.

“The deadline for submitting technical bids has been extended from May 19 to June 19, 2022 and the deadline for submitting commercial bids is scheduled for July 20, 2022. The contract is expected to be awarded in early October 2022,” a source said. aware of the details of the project. Zawya projects.

The Fahud-Sohar pipeline is part of the Liwa Plastics industrial complex.

Shortlisted bidders include Oman Construction Co, Target, Kalpataru Power Transmission, Galfar Engineering and Contracting and Gulf Petrochemical Services & Trading, officials from two companies confirmed.

The scope of work includes the construction of a new 42-inch pipeline between Fahud Compressor Station and Block Valve Station (BVS-06) with a total length of 193 km and Block Valve Station ( BVS-04) with a length of 128 km; and connection of the new Loop line to the Ibri IPP, ARA and Oxy branches

The new pipeline will run parallel to the existing 32-inch Fahud-Sohar pipeline and supply gas to the Northern Power Station.

The project is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2025, the source said.

(Reporting by Senthil Palaniswamy; Editing by Anoop Menon)

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