Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

ABB Wins $148 Million Order for Water Pumping Plant

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 10/25/2010, Location: Middle East

Share |
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from the Ministry of Electricity and Water in Kuwait for the construction and rehabilitation of the Mina Abdullah water pumping plant. The civil works will be carried out by the Ahmadiah Group, the local consortium partner for the project. ABB’s project scope is worth $148 million. The order was booked in the fourth quarter.

The plant will pump about 1.5 million cubic meters of water a day from two desalination plants, more than doubling the country’s fresh water supply. This increase in capacity will support the needs of urban developments and metropolitan areas planned for the area.

“The Mina Abdullah water plant is an integral part of Kuwait’s infrastructure development efforts and will help serve the growing water needs of the region,” said Peter Leupp, head of ABB’s Power Systems division. “Our vast range of power and automation technologies combined with our domain expertise and experience in the water sector will facilitate the smooth execution of this project.”

ABB is responsible for the engineering, supply, installation, commissioning and testing of the electromechanical package for the new pumping plant, which is expected to be completed by 2013. Some of the key products to be supplied include the control and instrumentation system, motors, low-and medium-voltage switchgear, transformers, telecommunications and fiber optic equipment as well as the integration of 23 water facilities into a newly supplied national control center.

ABB solutions for the water sector include integrated and optimized ICE (instrumentation, control and electrical) systems as well as a range of power and automation products that improve the energy efficiency, productivity and reliability of water network, desalination and treatment plant assets.

Iraq >>  5/14/2018 - KBR, Inc. has been awarded a contract by Basra Oil Company (BOC) for the development of the Majnoon Oil Field in Basra, Iraq. Under the terms of the c...
United Arab Emirates >>  5/14/2018 - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed a project development agreement with Cepsa of Spain for a new, world-scale Linear Alkylbenzene (...

United Arab Emirates >>  5/13/2018 - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) unveiled plans to invest AED 165 billion (US $45 billion) alongside partners, over the next five years, to ...
Saudi Arabia >>  5/5/2018 - Saudi Aramco has further expanded its In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program and strengthened its relationship with local industry players by awar...

Saudi Arabia >>  4/30/2018 - KBR, Inc. has been awarded a contract by Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and SABIC as the second Project Management Contractor (PMC) to provi...
Saudi Arabia >>  4/30/2018 - Rowan Companies plc expects that four of its idle jack-ups will be leased to ARO Drilling to fulfill four three-year contracts that ARO Drilling has b...



Kuwait Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 |

More News

 

Oil & Gas Companies in Kuwait >>


Related Links

AE BH IL IQ JO KW LB OM QA SA SY YE
Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Privacy Policy.