Oman Projects Market Report 2014

Published: May 2014
No. of Pages: 148
  

The MEED Insight Oman Projects report provides an outlook for spending across all core sectors, including oil and gas, power and water, transport, industry and construction. It will profile key projects and clients and will include an overview of Oman’s economy and politics.

The focus of this research report will particularly be on the key future projects such as BP’s $15bn Khazzan development, the $10bn development of the Duqm refinery and petrochemicals complex, the expansion of Sohar refinery and other key projects such as the sultanate’s roads and airports programme, its railway plans, and ambitious wastewater programme. Through this comprehensive report you will gain exclusive insight into:

  • Breakdown and analysis of the $87bn worth of project opportunities in Oman
  • Key data on current and future size of each sector
  • Proprietary client and contractor rankings
  • Details on upcoming projects and schedules
  • Key opportunities, challenges and much more

Oman Projects Market Report 2014

Table of Contents

1. Preface 7

2. Executive summary 8

3. Politics 10
3.1 Political unrest  10
3.2 Anti-corruption campaign  11
3.3 Succession  12
3.4 Policy  13

4. Economy 15
4.1 Overview  15
4.2 Economic growth  17
4.3 Inflation  17
4.4 Government spending  17
4.5 Budget  17
4.6 Public debt  18
4.7 Sovereign rating  18
4.8 Foreign di rect investment  19
4.9 Reserves  19
4.10 Trade  19
4.11 Economic diversi fication  20
4.11.1 The eighth five-year development plan 20
4.11.2 Vision 2020 20
4.11.3 Priority projects 21
4.12 Outlook  22

5. Projects market 23
5.1 Public vs. Private  26
5.2 Cancelled projects  27
5.3 The main contractors  28
5.4 The main clients  29
5.5 Future projects  31
5.6 Forecast  31

6. Energy 33
6.1 Structure  34
6.2 Upstream oil  36
6.3 Gas  42
6.3.1 Oman Gas Company spending 45
6.3.2 The Khazzan project 46
6.4 Refining  50
6.4.1 Sohar refinery expansion 51
6.4.2 Duqm refinery and petrochemical complex 52
6.5 Petrochemicals  52
6.5.1 Liwa Plastics 54
6.5.2 Sohar 55
6.5.3 Salalah 55
6.6 Projects market  56
6.7 Contractors  58

7. Construction 60
7.1 Overview  60
7.2 Cont ract awards  61
7.3 Projects by status  62
7.3.1 Projects under execution 62
7.3.2 Projects on hold 62
7.3.3 Projects pipeline 63
7.3.4 Projects out to tender 64
7.4 Projects under way by sector  66
7.5 Projects under way by governorate 67
7.6 Tourism  67
7.6.1 Omran 69
7.7 Education  71
7.8 Healthcare  72

8. Transport 74
8.1 Airports  74
8.2 Ports  77
8.3 Rail  80
8.3.1 Mainline 81
8.4 Roads  84

9. Industry 89
9.1 Economic diversi fication  89
9.2 Steel  90
9.3 Downstream steel  92
9.4 Iron ore pelletising  92
9.5 Aluminium  93
9.6 Downstream aluminium  94
9.7 Chromite and ferrochrome  95
9.8 Cement  97
9.9 Mining  98
9.10 Future spending  99

10. Power and water 101
10.1 Power  101
10.1.1 Power sector structure 101
10.1.2 Demand and supply 101
10.1.3 Main interconnected system (MIS) 103
10.1.4 Salalah system 107
10.1.5 Decommissioning 110
10.1.6 Private sector 111
10.1.7 Fuel and alternative energy 116
10.1.8 Transmission and distribution 119
10.2 Desalination  121
10.2.1 Demand 123
10.2.2 Sur 126
10.2.3 Salalah 127
10.2.4 Duqm 128

11. Renewables 129
11.1 Regulatory framework  130
11.2 Solar projects  132
11.3 Wind  134

12. Wastewater 135
12.1 Muscat  136
12.2 Salalah  145
12.3 The rest of Oman  146

List of Tables

Table 1: Council of Ministers  12
Table 2: Economic indicators, 2007-13 (% unless indicated)  17
Table 3: Oman budget, 2014  18
Table 4: Oman budget, 2014: Current and capital expenditure of civil ministries  18
Table 5: Top trading partners, 2012  19
Table 6: Top 10 contracts awarded, 2008-13  25
Table 7: Selected projects awarded or due to be awarded in 2013  32
Table 8: Oil and gas blocks  37
Table 9: Output by producer, 2011-13 (‘000 b/d)  39
Table 10: Oil sector contract awards  40
Table 11: Planned and un-awarded oil projects  41
Table 12: Major gas project awards  44
Table 13: Major planned and un-awarded gas projects  49
Table 14: Petrochemicals projects  56
Table 15: Building projects under study and design  63
Table 16: Largest construction and building projects out to tender  65
Table 17: Tourism-related projects planned or under way  68
Table 18: Major education projects planned or under way  71
Table 19: Planned healthcare projects, May 2014  73
Table 20: Airport contracts planned and under execution   77
Table 21: Port projects  80
Table 22: Oman rail projects  81
Table 23: Oman rail network key facts  81
Table 24: Most active contractors in the roads sector  86
Table 25: Road projects in design or bid phase  87
Table 26: Iron and steel cont racts awarded/due to be awarded  91
Table 27: Industrial production  93
Table 28: Non-ferrous metals, minerals and cement contracts awarded/due to be awarded, 2006-13  95
Table 29: Selected metals and minerals production, 2006-10 ('000 t/y)  97
Table 30: Contracted operational power capacity in the MIS, May 2014  106
Table 31: MIS installed plant capacity by plant, 2014-20 (MW)  106
Table 32: Total Power Generation Resources - MIS  107
Table 33: Contracted operational power capacity in the Salalah system, May 2014  109
Table 34: Contracted future capacity in the Salalah system, 2014-20  109
Table 35: Contingency Reserves  110
Table 36: Prospective contract extensions (Net MW)  111
Table 37: IPPs and IWPPs in Oman, May 2014  112
Table 38: Future IPPs  115
Table 39: Electricity supply by company, 2011-12  119
Table 40: Transmission and distribution projects  121
Table 41: Large-scale desalination plants in operation, 2014  122
Table 42: Contracted capacity, 2014-20 (‘000 cm/d)  125
Table 43: Major planned desalination projects, May 2014  128
Table 44: Oman renewable electricity performance indicators  130
Table 45: Existing Muscat wastewater treatment infrastructure  138
Table 46: Network-related investment planned by Haya Water  140
Table 47: Major STPs under the Haya Water programme  142
Table 48: Major network contracts awarded by Haya Water  142
Table 49: Haya Water’s TSE quality standards  143
Table 50: Treated effluent production and utilisation, 2009-12  143
Table 51: Monthly wastewater service charges in Muscat ($)  145
Table 52: Selected MRMWR wastewater cont racts, 2008-12  146

List of Figures

Figure 1: Average oil production, 2000-13  16
Figure 2: Average gas production. 2000-13  16
Figure 3: GDP by sector, 2020 (%)  21
Figure 4: Value of projects awarded in the GCC by country, 2006-13  23
Figure 5: Contracts by sector, 2008-13  24
Figure 6: Aggregated value and percentage breakdown of cont racts by sector, 2008-13 ($m)  24
Figure 7: Contract awards by sector and public/private client, 2008-13  26
Figure 8: Contract awards by public/private and by sector as a proportion of total, 2008-13  27
Figure 9: Value of cancelled or on hold projects due to have been awarded, 2008-16  27
Figure 10: Percentage on hold/cancelled projects due to have been awarded by sector, 2008-16  28
Figure 11: Top 10 contractors by value of work under execution  29
Figure 12: Top 10 clients by value of work under execution  30
Figure 13: Selected major clients by value of work planned based on known and defined projects  30
Figure 14: Value of unawarded projects by selected sector  31
Figure 15: Forecast contract awards by sector, 2014 ($m)  32
Figure 16: Oil and gas blocks  36
Figure 17: Average oil production*, 2000-13  39
Figure 18: Gas production, 2000-13  43
Figure 19: LNG exports, 2000-13  44
Figure 20: Khazzan gas reserves  46
Figure 21: Gas supply outlook, 2009-25  48
Figure 22: Refined products, production and consumption, 2006-13  51
Figure 23: Energy contract awards, 2009- May 2014  56
Figure 24: Energy contract awards, 2008-Q2 2014 ($m)  57
Figure 26: Annual construction contract awards, 2009-13 ($m)  61
Figure 27: Oman construction projects by status (%)  62
Figure 27: Construction projects under way by sub-sector (%)  66
Figure 29: Construction projects under way by governorate (%)  67
Figure 30: Airport developments  75
Figure 31: Oman planned rail network  80
Figure 32: Oman planned rail network, Segment One  82
Figure 33: Planned Sohar ferrochrome capacity, 2012-16  96
Figure 34: Non-oil industrial contract awards, 2007-14*  99
Figure 35: Industrial projects planned and operational  100
Figure 36: The MIS and Salalah systems  102
Figure 37: Peak power demand growth, 2008-12  102
Figure 38: Peak power demand in MIS and Salalah, 2008-13  103
Figure 39: MIS electricity demand projections, 2014-20  104
Figure 40: Salalah future power generation capacity requirements, 2014-20  108
Figure 41: Leading international power developers by equity capacity, April 2014  113
Figure 42: Projected gas consumption by the MIS power and desalination sector, 2013 -20  116
Figure 43: Projected gas consumption by the Salalah power and desalination sector, 2013-20  117
Figure 44: Major T&D contract awards, 2008-13  120
Figure 45: MIS and Sur water demand, 2013-20  124
Figure 46: Sur peak water demand, 2014-20  126
Figure 47: Salalah peak water demand, 2013-20  127
Figure 48: Annual di rect normal irradiance map of Oman  132
Figure 49: Global solar radiation average, 1987-92 (kWh/m2/d)  133
Figure 50: Annual mean wind speed at 80 metres above ground at five meteorological stations (m/s)  134
Figure 51: Areas covered by the Muscat wastewater programme  137
Figure 52: Status of capital expenditure, 2013 (%)  138
Figure 53: Planned network coverage on the Muscat wastewater programme, 2010-21 (% of population) 139
Figure 54: Capital expenditure by type (% of $6.3bn)  139
Figure 55: Capital expenditure by area (% of $6.3bn)  140
Figure 56: New STPs planned under the Muscat wastewater programme  141
Figure 57: Planned TSE production and utilisation by Haya Water, 2009-12  144
Figure 58: Planned TSE production by Haya Water, 2010-34  144

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