Jordan's Gas Transmission Pipeline Project Attracts International Firms
A senior official at the Jordanian ministry of energy and mineral resources has said that Jordan is attracting a number of international and local firms to submit proposals for the construction of its gas transmission pipeline project.
"The project will enable the kingdom to cope with the natural gas requirements of the country for 30 years," the minister of energy, Mohammad Batayneh, told the Jordan Times.
The ministry issued request for proposal (RFP) documents for the construction of the 370-km pipeline, including the description of the project and its structure, said the Amman-based paper.
"Our discussion will help in clarifying any aspect related to the project in order to enable you [the firms] to submit proposals," said the minister in a pre-bid meeting for the project in which around 35 local and international firms participated.
According to a state official, who declined to be named, the government is expected to receive the bidders' offers before the end of the year.
The long-awaited agreement for the sale and transportation of gas was signed between Jordan and Egypt on June 5, said the paper - Albawaba.com
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