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Exxon Out of Desalination Project

By John Lee. Talks between ExxonMobil and Iraq on the multi-billion-dollar Common Seawater Supply Project (CSSP) have reportedly broken down. According to Reuters, the director general of the Basra Oil Company (BOC) told reporters that the BOC will award the contract through a tender process, which it expects to complete at the end of July. […]

Japan Considers Water Projects in Basra

By John Lee. On Thursday the Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi held a meeting in his office with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to discuss projects to provide drinking water to the province of Basra. During the meeting, there was a follow-up on the water desalination project in al-Hartha in Basra. Dr. Abadi stressed […]

Parsons Wins SOC Seawater Supply Project

By John Lee. Parsons has announced that it was recently awarded the front-end engineering design (FEED) for South Oil Company’s Common Seawater Supply Project in southern Iraq. This landmark project will provide 12.5 million barrels of water per day (bwpd) of treated seawater to oilfields in southern Iraq. Parsons’ scope of work includes conducting 14 […]

$240m Iraq Desalination Contract

By John Lee. A consortium has been awarded a $240-million engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) order from Iraq’s Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works to build pretreatment facilities at a desalination plant in Basra. Japan’s Hitachi and Veolia Environnement of France have won $100 million of the total, with Egyptian engineering firm ArabCo getting the […]

Hitachi Wins $240m Desalination Contract

Hitachi today announced that it has received “a comprehensive order” from the Iraqi Ministry of Municipalities and Public Works for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a large-scale water treatment desalination plant in Basra. The winning consortium consists of three companies: Hitachi, OTV (a water processing plant manufacturer and subsidiary of the French environmental […]