Hydrom - Green Hydrogen: Phase A - Oman

General Information
Owner Hydrom
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile)
Location Duqm, Al Wusta Governorate, Oman
Status --
Sector Chemical, Production, Hydrogen Plant
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $0m
Award Date March 2023
Completion Date December 2027
Last Updated On February 2023
ProjectId (Old, New) 382423, 382423


Hydrom is planning the development of green hydrogen in Duqm area and Thumrait area in Al Wusta governate and Dhofar Governorate respectively in Oman.

The project is expected to produce up to one million tonnes of green ammonia annually from 6 blocks of 320 square km each.

The US$7000 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of a facility to produce green hydrogen

2. Construction of Renewable power from solar and wind

3. Carrying out the Hydrogen Derivatives Conversion

4. Installation of an air-separation unit

5. Installation of an air compressors

6. Installation of process heater systems

7. Installation of safety and security systems

8. Construction of associated facilities

Second Section

01 February 2023

The green hydrogen land auction bid has been extended to March 15. And even the client has also set a date for interested bidders to propose changes to the project development agreement and sub-usufruct agreement as suggested by the request of proposals. (Source: MEED)

05 January 2023

Round I - Duqm: The following companies amongst others have been qualified to submit bids: Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa), BP, Fortescue, Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) and its subsidiaries, Posco, Samsung Engineering, Shell & Total. (Source: MEED)

23 December 2022

Round II - Thumrait: The RfQ process is expected to start by May 2023. (Source: MEED)

21 December 2022

Round I - Duqm: The client has issued the Request for Proposals (RFP) to qualified companies and they have a timeframe of two months to prepare and submit the bids. The site visit is scheduled between January 22 and 27, 2023.

15 December 2022

Round I - Duqm: TotalEnergies and BP amongst others have purchased the request-for-qualification (RfQ) documents.

06 December 2022

Round I - Duqm: The client has issued RfQ documents to 40 different companies from Western and Northern Europe, South-East Asia, India, the United States and also includes the local companies. The ITB is expected to be issued in the second week of December 2022 however they will still continue to issue the RfQ documents for the project.

07 November 2022

Round I - Duqm: The pre-qualification submission process has started for the project.

26 October 2022

Round I - Duqm: The RFQ is expected to be issued in November 2022. The companies qualified will receive the RFP documents in December 2022 and the bid submission will be in January 2023. The contract is expected to be awarded by March 2023. Round II - Thumrait: The investor roadshow is expected in April 2023. The RFQ is expected to be issued in May 2023 till July 2023. The companies qualified will receive the RFP documents in August 2023 and the bid submission will be in October 2023. The contract is expected to be awarded by December 2023.