Middle East Economic Survey


No 23



GDF Suez Wins Contracts For Barka 3 And Sohar 2 IPPs

GDF Suez has been awarded construction and operation contracts for the Barka 3 and Sohar 2 independent power projects (IPPs) in Oman, the company announced on 31 May. Barka 3 and Sohar 2 are greenfield gas-fired power projects with a combined capacity of almost 1.5gw (744mw each). Bids were submitted towards the end of 2009 by eight consortia (MEES, 4 January). Total investment will be...