MUWDC Rabigh MED Desalination Plant
Operation and maintenance of MED Thermal Desalination Plant in Petro Rabigh.
The end user is Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh).
The facility is located on the Red Sea in Rabigh, about 150 km north of Jeddah. The 10,000 m³/day capacity (2 trains of 5,000 m3/d each) Multiple Effect Distillation (MED) plant produces process water and potable water for Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh) and the community. The plant has been in operation since mid-2005 and consistently producing distillated water at or above the design output and product quality.
The facility was designed and supplied on a Build-Own-Operate-Transfer (BOOT) basis by Modern United Water Desalination Company (MUWDC), and O & M was awarded to Haji Abdullah Alireza & Co. Integrated Services Ltd. (HAAISCO).
Technologies and Solutions:
Optimizes performance and maintains the MED vessel size within easily transportable dimensions for job site delivery, with optimized cost and lead time.