Oman National Engineering and Investment Company (ONEIC) has been awarded the operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for the Shaleem and Al Hallaniyat Island power and desalination plant in Oman.

In statement to the Muscat Securities Market, ONEIC’s chief executive officer, Rashid bin Mohammed Al Ghailani, said that the contract, worth $2.4m (OMR925,556), covers a four-year period, with works expected to commence on 1 July, 2018. It was awarded by Rural Areas Electricity Company.

The power and desalination plant is located in the Wilayat Shaleem and Al Hallaniyat, in the Dhofar Governorate.

Earlier this month, ONEIC was awarded a 270-day contract worth $768,650 (OMR295,861) by Mazoon Electricity Company.

The contract was for the construction of 11 KV feeders in the Alsharqiyah North Governorate.