Metito Overseas Ltd, the international water treatment, desalination and wastewater treatment experts, Monday announced that it has won an AED 8 million contract to provide a range of highly specialized water desalination and treatment services for an oil field development project in Sudan.
The company has been awarded a sub-contract from Peremba/INTEC/Sudan Pile Consortium, which is executing the project for Petrodar Operating Company, a government oil firm operating in the south of Sudan.
The scope of the contract for METITO includes setting up a two-stream water desalination and chlorination plant which would provide optimum production and treatment of brackish water. This plant will have a capacity to produce 620 cubic meters of fresh water per hour, which is mandatory according to oil field project regulations.
The company also plans to set up an oily water treatment plant using Induced Air Flotation technology. This plant removes suspended oil from the effluent stream at the project site where the resulting water is discharged as per Sudanese law.
METITO Overseas Ltd. Managing Director Fady Juez said: “We are proud that we were awarded this contract as many other highly reputable water treatment companies also bid for this project. We have extensive experience in this sector around the world and we have dealt with similar projects in a wide range of industries”.
He added: “In the past, we worked on similar assignments and managed to surpass our client’s expectation on the Difra and Munga oil field projects in Sudan. A project of this nature requires highly specialized systems and equipment to meet the highest international environmental and oil industry standards. We at METITO are proud of the fact that we meet and even exceed these standards.”
METITO is an international company that was founded in 1958 by Mr Farouk Ghandour, its present Chairman, and has project management capabilities to undertake similar and much larger projects worldwide.It is the leading international company for the provision of wastewater treatment, desalination and water supply projects. It runs its European, Asian and African operations from its regional headquarters in Sharjah and has a factory and laboratory facility in the Hamriya Free Zone, and manages its /operations in Egypt and North Africa from its offices in Cairo. The company will soon move to its new head quarter to be constructed at Dubai Technopark over an area of 475,000 ft2.
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