Oman's Galfar wins $75m contract for steel pellet plant in Sohar

The Omani contractor did not reveal further details about the electromechanical erection contract including the scope of work

The contract has been awarded for a steel pellet plant. [representational]
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The contract has been awarded for a steel pellet plant. [representational]

Muscat Securities Market-listed (MSM) Galfar Engineering and Contracting has won a $75.1m (OMR28.9m) electromechanical erection contract for a steel pellet plant in Sohar, the company said in a stock market filing.

The Omani contractor did not reveal further details about the name of the company that awarded the contract nor the scope of work for the project.

It said in the missive, undersigned by the firm’s chief executive officer, Dr. Hans Erlings: “We will provide all other details later on in a supplementary disclosure upon satisfying the conditions and any other requirements.”

Earlier this week, the company bagged a $2.3m (OMR 885,503.5) civil works contract for a tank foundation project under sub-package A of the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) Package 3 Offsite Facilities at the $7bn (OMR2.69bn) Duqm Refinery.

As part of the contract, Galfar will provide civil works related to tank foundation for four jet fuel A-1 tanks including 842-T-204, 842-T-202, 842-T-203, and 842-T-204 at Duqm Refinery, which is being developed through a partnership between Oman Oil Co and Kuwait Petroleum International.

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