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SEWA mulls BOT project for Hamriyah power plant

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) is evaluating details of an independent power project (IPP) for Hamriyah power station to be developed under a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) contract. Sharjah’s utility authority started a bid process towards the end of 2015, for a project to expand and convert Hamriyah power plant from an open-cycle plant to a combined-cycle facility. According to Middle ...

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SEWA BOT project paves way for more Public Private Partnerships

Last month Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) awarded its first Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) contract for the development of a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Sharjah’s east coast region of Kalba. The deal follows much research and debate regarding the future role of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in the emirate and SEWA hopes that the project will pave the way ...

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SNOC launches seismic onshore survey

Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) has announced the launch of a new 500 square kilometre (195 sq. mile) 3D seismic onshore survey to identify potential deep reservoirs of oil and gas. Expected to be completed by the end of 2016, the survey will focus on an area located 40 kilometers southeast of Sharjah city, from Al Soyouh in the north ...

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SEWA evaluates Hamriyah expansion bids

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) is evaluating eight bids for the contract to expand and convert Hamriyah power plant from an open-cycle plant to a combined-cycle facility, according to Middle East Economic Digest (MEED). Media reports indicate that the expansion is expected to increase electricity production capacity from 500 Megawatts (MW) to between 1,000 MW and 1,500 MW. The ...

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Sharjah’s Zora gas field brought on-stream

Sharjah-based energy company Dana Gas PJSC (DANA:ADX) started production from Sharjah’s Zora gas field in January, according to an investor presentation from the company. The Zora gas field forms part of the Sharjah Western Offshore Concession and is located in waters off Sharjah and Ajman. The field, which was originally discovered in 1979, has an initial production capacity of about ...

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Sharjah’s new US$121m desalination plant to add 100 million gallon capacity

The opening of a new AED446 million (US$121m) desalination plant in Sharjah’s Hamriyah area, now makes Sharjah the only member of the United Arab Emirates with a water supply in excess of its needs, according to Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) . Officially inaugurated this week, the new desalination plant is part of the first phase of construction of ...

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