Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has invited companies to qualify for developing new desalination plants with a combined capacity of 240,000 m3/day, at three sites. The plants will be developed as independent water producer (IWP) projects.

While the request for qualification issued this week does not identify the locations of the three plants, an earlier “tender pre-announcement” by OPWP in October suggests they will be at Salalah (100,000 m3/d), Sharqiyah (80,000...