WABAG Secures $33.5 Million Order for Wastewater Treatment Plant in Saudi Arabia

VA Tech WABAG, a leading Indian water technology company, has announced that it has secured an order worth $33.5 million (Rs 270 crore) for designing and building an industrial wastewater treatment plant at the Ras Tanura Refinery in Saudi Arabia.

The order has been awarded by SEPCO III Electric Power Construction Corporation to provide engineering and procurement services for the 20 million liter per day (MLD) treatment plant. WABAG will be the process and technology contractor for this project.

The industrial wastewater treatment plant is being developed by Miahona, a public-private partnership company focused on water and wastewater projects in Saudi Arabia. The plant will treat effluents from various refinery units before partial reuse within the refinery complex, which is owned and operated by Saudi Aramco.

As per the order, WABAG will be responsible for the end-to-end design, engineering, procurement, supply, installation, and commissioning of the treatment plant over a 20 month timeframe. The treatment process will involve biological treatment, filtration and reverse osmosis technologies.

Commenting on the order win, Sivakumar V, WABAG’s Regional Head for Sales and Marketing in the Middle East, said that this order demonstrates WABAG’s advanced capabilities and leadership in oil and gas wastewater management.

He added that the order would help WABAG strengthen its presence in Saudi Arabia and the wider Middle East region. WABAG has already executed over 1,400 municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment plants across 25 countries worldwide.