Middle East and Africa Thermal technology tenders activity rises 16% in Q2 2019

30 August 2019 (Last Updated August 30th, 2019 11:01)

Middle East and Africa Thermal technology tenders activity rises 16% in Q2 2019

Middle East and Africa thermal technology tenders in Q2 2019 saw 73 tenders announced, marking a rise of 16% over the last four-quarter average of 63, according to GlobalData's power industry tenders database.

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Oil was the top category in thermal technology in terms of number of tenders for the quarter in Middle East and Africa, accounting for 60 tenders and an 83.3% share, followed by Coal with eight tenders and an 11.1% share. Gas stood in third place with four tenders and a 5.6% share.

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The proportion of thermal technology tenders by category tracked by GlobalData in the quarter was as follows:

  1. Supply & Erection with 44 tenders and a 60.3% share
  2. Repair, Maintenance, Upgrade & Others: 25 tenders and a 34.2% share
  3. Project Implementation: three tenders and a 4.1% share
  4. Consulting & Similar Services: one tender and a 1.4% share.

South Africa tops Middle East and Africa thermal power tenders activity

South Africa was the top country in the Middle East and Africa region for thermal technology tenders recorded in Q2 2019 with 18 tenders and a 24.7% share, followed by Nigeria with seven tenders and a 9.6% share and Saudi Arabia with six tenders and an 8.2% share.

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Middle East and Africa thermal technology tenders in Q2 2019: Top companies by capacity

The top issuers of tenders for the quarter in terms of power capacity involved in Middle East and Africa were:

  1. Electricity Generation Company Malawi (Malawi): 250MW from one tender
  2. Rural Areas Electricity Company SAO.C. (Oman): 200MW from one tender.

All publicly-announced tenders are included in this analysis drawn from GlobalData's Power database, which covers power plants, T&D projects, equipment markets, analysis reports, capacity and generation, and tracks tenders and contracts on a real-time basis.

More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported tenders are available for subscribers to GlobalData's Power database.