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January 7, 2022

Salalah Independent Water and Power Plant, Oman

By Carmen

Salalah Independent Water and Power Plant is a 530MW gas fired power project. It is located in Dhofar, Oman. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in May 2012.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 530 530 Active Dhofar, Oman Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company SAOG


The project is developed and owned by Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company SAOG. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The fuel is procured from Ministry of Oil and Gas.

The project cost is $1,000m.

Development Status

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The project got commissioned in May 2012.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Oman Power and Water Procurement under a power purchase agreement for a period of 15 years. The contracted capacity is 445MW.

Contractors Involved

SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

The Gas fired project have been supplied by Dongfang Electric and GE Power.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Hangzhou Boiler Group supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company SAOG

Sembcorp Salalah Power and Water Company SAOG (Sembcorp Salalah) is engaged in providing electricity and water plant. The company’s project agreement includes the power and water purchase agreement, the water connection agreement, the operation and maintenance agreement, the usufruct agreement and the electrical connection agreement. The Company’s core business activity is to supply electricity and water in the region of Dhofar. It conducts power generation and water desalination activities through plants, which is located between at Taqah and Mirbat in Oman. In addition, it consists of a gas-fired combined cycle power plant and a reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant. Sembcorp Salalah is headquartered in Salalah, Oman.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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