• Project Name: Rabigh BOOT Desalination Plant
  • Project Title: Rabigh BOOT Desalination Plant​
  • Location: Rabigh Refinery, Rabigh
  • Capacity: 2 x 5,000m3/day​
  • Technology: Multi Effect Distillation (MED)
  • Client: Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Company (PetroRabigh)
  • Scope of Work: Build Own Operate and Transfer of a 10,000m3/day MED desalination, plant comprising 2 x 5,000m3/day units, demineralisation unit designed to convert 4,000m3/day of distillate to potable water, instrumentation & control equipment and auxiliary systems A 20-year O&M phase led by SETE Saudia will follow construction.​
  • SETE’s Role: Lead developer, equity investor, engineering, procurement, construction and project management, lead operation and maintenance contractor​
  • Schedule: EPC: June 2003 June 2005​ O&M: June 2005 June 2025​
  • Shareholding: SETE Saudia: 52.5%​ Zahid Industries and Investments: 37.5%​ Aquatech International Corporation: 10.0%
5,000m3/day MED Unit​
Desalination Plant Control Room
Desalination Plant