National Water Company
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- A stunning bid opening in Riyadh at the beginning of this month looks set to reverse the 15-year long upward trend in the cost of desalination. An ACWA Power-led consortium offered...
- Insiders suggest that ACWA’s low bid was based on lower operating costs rather than lower capital costs. With three more big plants...
- The Gulf desal market is hotter than it has ever been. Over the past month, Kuwait has announced plans for two massive privately financed power and water projects with a combined capacity of 1,318,340m3/d). Oman has asked for expressions of interest from...
- Meanwhile, the National Water Company in Saudi Arabia has invited local and international firms to take part in a market sounding exercise for its plan to open up the water distribution process to the private sector through regional operations contracts...
Abdelmajid Bettaieb has been appointed chief executive of Tunisia’s national wastewater utility ONAS, following the retirement of Habib Omrane in April. He was previously director of the National Coastline Agency.
Time is of the essence for the Saudi authorities as they look to get the first elements of a dual-stage management-to-concession process out to the market this year. With many questions still to be answered, the key players joined GWI in Paris to take on the challenge.
A new team of consultants is aiming to make a breakthrough on privatisation in the Kingdom. It will not be an easy task.
Israel’s Energy and Water Resources Ministry has approved a plan to double the volume of desalinated water produced in the country to 1.2 billion m3/year.
Christopher Gasson identifies the challenges the NWC and its advisors face when bringing private capital into the Saudi water sector.
The National Water Company is on the verge of appointing advisors to push ahead with the process of privatising its network operations. The company’s CEO envisages a twostage process designed to double the speed of performance improvement.
Saudi Arabia is asking greenfield plant investors to take over ownership of nearby older facilities under a new batch of contracts. Will the sale of ageing but upgradeable plants be a necessary burden for investors, or an opportunity for enhanced profit margins?
Following a period of relative stagnation, the group has embarked on a fresh drive to grow its international presence. CEO Louis-Roch Burgard shares his strategy with GWI.
Problems with piping, metering and billing have put a halt to the Kingdom’s much-needed, but controversial, water tariff restructuring plans. With further consumer price rises off the cards for now, improving network efficiency will be a priority.