OETC awards L&T Oman $72m EPC contract

November 11, 2013 12:00 am

Oman Electricity Transmission Co (OETC) has awarded L&T (Oman), a subsidiary of Indian engineering giant Larsen & Toubro Ltd, an order worth $72m, Muscat Daily has reported. The contract involves the construction of two 132/33kV grid stations in Amerat and Mabella-2, along with the installation of 132kV overhead lines and cables in Muscat governorate. “This is an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract,” said the chief executive of L&T (Oman), Surendhra Babu. “We have landed an electrical job after a long time. We are also trying to get more such projects in Oman which are in the tendering process. There are projects in the infrastructure sector and we will be bidding for more contracts,” Babu said. The project is slated to be completed within 20 months.