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METKA Wins Shatt Al Basra Contract

By Patrick M Schmidt. METKA, a Greek engineering and contracting firm, has won a $165 million (192 billion Iraqi dinars) contract to work on the Shatt Al Basra Power Plant. The contract allows for the company to oversee the process of making the plant fit to burn heavy fuel oil for electrical generation. The project […]

METKA Signs $1bn Iraqi Power Deal

By John Lee. Greek construction company METKA, a subsidiary of the Mytilineos Group, has announced the signing of a $1.05-billion contract with Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity for the construction of a combined cycle power station in Anbar. The deal involves the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a natural gas-powered plant with a capacity of 1,642 […]

Shahristani, Metka, Discuss Shat al-Basra Power Project

By John Lee. The Head of the Greek company Metka, John Mytilineos, met with Iraq’s Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs, Hussein al-Shahristani, to discuss the building of the new Shat al-Basra power station. A statement by Shahristani’s Office, reported by AIN, said: “Shahristani urged during the meeting the Company to assume suitable immediate procedures […]

Greek and Turkish Firms Head-to-Head for Iraqi Power Contract

Greek power plant builder Metka SA, and Turkey’s Gama Holding AS, are reportedly the remaining two companies on the shortlist to build a new power station in Iraq, according to a report from Bloomberg, citing Naftemporiki. The 500 MW plant has an estimated budget of $400 million. In recent weeks both of these companies, along with […]

Bidders Named for $1bn Iraqi Power Plant

Iraq  has announced the names of foreign companies bidding to build a $1 billion, 1,500 megawatt, power plant in western Iraq, according to a report from Reuters: South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Italy’s Saipem; Greece’s Metka; Turkey’s Gama; and, a consortium of Turkey’s Calik Enerji and Italy’s Techint. The plant will consist of six units: […]

Hyundai, Metka Win Iraq Power Deals Worth $357m

Iraqi government spokesman Dr Ali al-Dabbagh has announced that Iraq’s cabinet has approved projects to build two power stations in southern Iraq. The 1,500 megawatt Rumaila power station will be built by South Korean Hyundai Engineering at a cost of $308 million, while the 1,250 megawatt plant in Basra will be built by Greek company […]