Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has awarded a build-own-operate (BOO) contract for the Salalah-2 independent power producer (IPP) project to a consortium of Japan’s Mitsui (45%), Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power (45%), and local firm Dhofar International.

The $630mn project will mainly involve the construction, maintenance and operation of a 400MW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant in the Salalah industrial area on the coast of Oman’s southern Dhofar governorate. (CONTINUED - 241 WORDS)