Saudi Arabia awarded a SR59.9 million ($16 million) engineering contract to a consortium led by consultancy WS Atkins International on the Gulf coast in Ras Azzour, where a giant power plant will be built.
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Saudi Arabia expects the cost of a giant power and water desalination project to be 20-25 percent below initial estimates partly because the price of materials have fallen, the Saline Water Conversion Corporation's top executive said.
Saudi Arabia will invite bids in mid-November for a turnkey contract to build a giant power and water desalination units which was intially going to be awarded to Japan's Sumitomo Corporation, the project's pilot said.
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