Oil invites companies eligible to implement the Iraq-Jordan pipeline project to submit their offers
14:57 - 25/12/2019
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The information / Baghdad ..
On Wednesday, the Ministry of Oil called on companies and coalitions eligible to implement the (Iraqi - Jordanian) pipeline project to submit its technical offers, indicating that the company or the qualified coalition to implement the project will be chosen before the end of next year 2020.
Oil Minister Thamer Al-Ghadban said in a statement, which received / information / a copy of it, that "the qualification of companies that have expressed their desire to participate in the implementation of the" Iraqi - Jordanian "pipeline project which includes extending the first section of the tube inside the Iraqi territories" Rumaila - Haditha "with a convergence distance has been completed. 700 km, with a design capacity of 2 million and 250 thousand barrels, extending the second section of the tube within the Jordanian territories, "Haditha - Aqaba", with a distance of 900 km and a design capacity of 1 million barrels.
Al-Ghadban added, “The Ministry formed a technical team earlier in cooperation with the international consultant to prepare a formula for legal contracts, financial issues and technical specifications for the implementation of the project,” noting that “the ministry set a timetable that included inviting companies to qualify and submit technical offers.”
Al-Ghadban said that "the ministry has set the end of next May as a deadline for receiving technical offers for the project from qualified companies, after which the offers will be studied and appropriate selection taken into consideration in the public interest and in what achieves the goals and plans of the ministry", pointing out that "the ministry will invite companies or coalitions to submit the offer" The final later, the issue will be decided and the company or consortium qualified to implement the project will be decided before the end of next year 2020. ”
For his part, the spokesman for the ministry, Assem Jihad, said during the statement that “the Iraqi-Jordanian pipeline project is one of the promising investment projects as a new export outlet to be added to other outlets, and that the company or the winning coalition to bid for these projects is responsible for bearing all costs and financial expenses and not to bear the federal budget any Financial expenditures or consequences, and the amounts are recovered by the investors after the project is run according to the specified time periods.
Jihad explained that “the project to extend the pipeline inside Iraqi territories” Rumaila - Haditha “will be in accordance with the formula of the investment contract (EPCF), and the project for laying the pipeline in Jordanian lands (Haditha - Aqaba) will be implemented according to the formula of the investment contract (BOOT)”, denying “what has been reported From statements regarding the postponement of the project implementation procedures due to the current situation in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
He continued, "These projects are among the important economic strategic projects that require a long time to prepare and implement." Ended 25 and