The Saudi Water Partnerships Company signs the Jubail 3B project agreement

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It has a production capacity of 570,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day

The Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Water Partnerships Company, Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli, signed today the agreements for the Jubail plant project, Phase III “B” for the production of independent water, which will be established in Jubail in the Eastern Province with a production capacity of 570,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day, with The best bidder.

Al-Fadhli explained that the signing of these agreements comes in implementation of the decisions of the Council of Ministers, and in order to achieve the objectives and plans of the Ministry to present water production and sewage treatment projects to investors in the various regions of the Kingdom, and comes as an extension of the signing of previous projects with the participation of the private sector in developing this vital sector, and increasing its contribution to development. .

The projects that the environment, water and agriculture system is working on are implemented with the participation of the private sector; In order to achieve the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, it also aims to improve the quality of services and raise spending efficiency, by benefiting from the expertise of the private sector in construction, operation and management.

For his part, the CEO of the Saudi Company for Water Partnerships, Eng. Khalid bin Zuwaid Al-Quraishi, stated that the project, which was presented to investors under the Build, Own and Operate (BOO) system, was submitted to 55 interested companies, including 19 Saudi companies, and 10 applicants were qualified, and the consortium was chosen The preferred bidder after a competition that took place between 4 alliances, including 6 local companies and 4 international companies.

He explained that the project will be using “reverse osmosis” technology, and will serve beneficiaries in the regions of Riyadh and Qassim, and that this strategic project will include solar energy units to reduce electricity consumption from the network, in addition to water tanks with a production capacity of one operating day.

Al-Quraishi said: Operation will start in the first quarter of 2024, and that the term of the agreement is 25 years, and will contribute to achieving high levels of continuous production, reducing levels of electrical energy consumption and operating costs, in addition to supporting local content by increasing the percentage of localization in business and human resources. .

The agreements signed today at the Ministry’s headquarters in the Minister’s office are among the public-private partnership operations that the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture intends to offer to investors, and the Supervisory Committee for the Privatization of the Environment, Water and Agriculture Sector has completed over the past months the development of a strategy for privatizing the sectors of the system in line with the objectives of the vision Kingdom 2030.

In turn, the CEO of the National Center for Privatization and a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Water Partnerships Company, Engineer Rayan bin Muhammad Naqadi, said: There is a great effort in establishing the partnership system between the public and private sectors and the application of international best practices.

He added: Since the center set standards, frameworks and legislation for the partnership between the public and private sectors, contracts have been signed to allocate a number of projects in several sectors, mostly in the environment, water and agriculture sectors, and that the Kingdom is proceeding steadily towards implementing the Saudi Vision 2030.

And he added: The local content of this initiative amounts to 40% in the field of construction and 50% in human resources during the first five years, and increases to 70% during the remaining years.

This initiative is an extension of the privatization and partnership processes between the public and private sectors in the environment, water and agriculture sectors, whose agreements are signed, after the signing of several projects for independent water production and wastewater treatment.

The Saudi Water Partnerships Company signs the Jubail 3B project agreement

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The Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Water Partnerships Company, Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli, signed today the agreements of the Jubail plant project, Phase Three “B” for the production of independent water, which will be established in Jubail in the Eastern Province with a production capacity of 570,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day, with The best bidder.

Al-Fadhli explained that the signing of these agreements comes in implementation of the decisions of the Council of Ministers, and in order to achieve the objectives and plans of the Ministry to present water production and sewage treatment projects to investors in the various regions of the Kingdom, and comes as an extension of the signing of previous projects with the participation of the private sector in developing this vital sector, and increasing its contribution to development. .

The projects that the environment, water and agriculture system is working on are implemented with the participation of the private sector; In order to achieve the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, it also aims to improve the quality of services and raise spending efficiency, by benefiting from the expertise of the private sector in construction, operation and management.

For his part, the CEO of the Saudi Company for Water Partnerships, Eng. Khalid bin Zuwaid Al-Quraishi, stated that the project, which was presented to investors under the Build, Own and Operate (BOO) system, was submitted to 55 interested companies, including 19 Saudi companies, and 10 applicants were qualified, and the consortium was chosen The preferred bidder after a competition that took place between 4 alliances, including 6 local companies and 4 international companies.

He explained that the project will be using “reverse osmosis” technology, and will serve beneficiaries in the regions of Riyadh and Qassim, and that this strategic project will include solar energy units to reduce electricity consumption from the network, in addition to water tanks with a production capacity of one operating day.

Al-Quraishi said: Operation will start in the first quarter of 2024, and that the term of the agreement is 25 years, and will contribute to achieving high levels of continuous production, reducing levels of electrical energy consumption and operating costs, in addition to supporting local content by increasing the percentage of localization in business and human resources. .

The agreements signed today at the Ministry’s headquarters in the Minister’s office are among the public-private partnership operations that the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture intends to offer to investors, and the Supervisory Committee for the Privatization of the Environment, Water and Agriculture Sector has completed over the past months the development of a strategy for privatizing the sectors of the system in line with the objectives of the vision Kingdom 2030.

In turn, the CEO of the National Center for Privatization and a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Water Partnerships Company, Engineer Rayan bin Muhammad Naqadi, said: There is a great effort in establishing the partnership system between the public and private sectors and the application of international best practices.

He added: Since the center set standards, frameworks and legislation for the partnership between the public and private sectors, contracts have been signed to allocate a number of projects in several sectors, mostly in the environment, water and agriculture sectors, and that the Kingdom is proceeding steadily towards implementing the Saudi Vision 2030.

And he added: The local content of this initiative amounts to 40% in the field of construction and 50% in human resources during the first five years, and increases to 70% during the remaining years.

This initiative is an extension of the privatization and partnership processes between the public and private sectors in the environment, water and agriculture sectors, whose agreements are signed, after the signing of several projects for independent water production and wastewater treatment.

June 22, 2021 – Dhu al-Qi’dah 12, 1442

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It has a production capacity of 570,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day

The Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Water Partnerships Company, Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadhli, signed today the agreements of the Jubail plant project, Phase Three “B” for the production of independent water, which will be established in Jubail in the Eastern Province with a production capacity of 570,000 cubic meters of desalinated water per day, with The best bidder.

Al-Fadhli explained that the signing of these agreements comes in implementation of the decisions of the Council of Ministers, and to achieve the goals and plans of the Ministry to present water production and sewage treatment projects to investors in the various regions of the Kingdom, and it comes as an extension of the signing of previous projects with the participation of the private sector in developing this vital sector, and increasing its contribution to development. .

The projects that the environment, water and agriculture system is working on are implemented with the participation of the private sector; In order to achieve the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030, it also aims to improve the quality of services and raise spending efficiency, by benefiting from the expertise of the private sector in construction, operation and management.

For his part, the CEO of the Saudi Company for Water Partnerships, Eng. Khalid bin Zuwaid Al-Quraishi, stated that the project, which was presented to investors under the Build, Own and Operate (BOO) system, was submitted to 55 interested companies, including 19 Saudi companies, and 10 applicants were qualified, and the consortium was chosen The preferred bidder after a competition that took place between 4 alliances, including 6 local companies and 4 international companies.

He explained that the project will be using “reverse osmosis” technology, and will serve the beneficiaries in the regions of Riyadh and Qassim, and that this strategic project will include solar energy units to reduce electricity consumption from the network, in addition to water tanks with a production capacity of one operating day.

Al-Quraishi said: Operation will start in the first quarter of 2024, and that the term of the agreement is 25 years, and will contribute to achieving high levels of continuous production, reducing levels of electrical energy consumption and operating costs, in addition to supporting local content by increasing the percentage of localization in business and human resources. .

The agreements signed today at the Ministry’s headquarters in the Minister’s office are among the public-private partnership operations that the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture intends to offer to investors, and the Supervisory Committee for the Privatization of the Environment, Water and Agriculture Sector has completed over the past months the development of a strategy for privatizing the sectors of the system in line with the objectives of the vision Kingdom 2030.

In turn, the CEO of the National Center for Privatization and a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Water Partnerships Company, Engineer Rayan bin Muhammad Naqadi, said: There is a great effort in establishing the partnership system between the public and private sectors and the application of international best practices.

He added: Since the center set standards, frameworks and legislation for the partnership between the public and private sectors, contracts have been signed to allocate a number of projects in several sectors, most of which are in the environment, water and agriculture sectors, and that the Kingdom is proceeding steadily towards implementing the Saudi Vision 2030.

And he added: The local content of this initiative amounts to 40% in the field of construction and 50% in human resources during the first five years, and increases to 70% during the remaining years.

This initiative is an extension of the privatization and partnership processes between the public and private sectors in the environment, water and agriculture sectors, whose agreements are signed, after the signing of several projects for independent water production and wastewater treatment.





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