Webuild Group’s unit Fisia Italimpianti has won two engineering, procurement and construction contracts worth a combined total of about USD 330 million for two desalination plants in Oman.

Located on the coast in the Gulf of Oman north of Muscat, the plants will serve residents living near the capital. The contracts, commissioned by the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (, will have Fisia Italimpianti and its joint-venture partner GS Inima Environment build plants that use the reverse osmosis process to desalinate water from the sea.

The first, Ghubrah 3 IWP, will have a production capacity of 300,000 cubic metres of water a day, while the second, Barka 5 IWP, will produce 100,000 cubic metres a day.