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VA Tech Wabag bags $105-million ETP project in Nigeria

Chennai : India's leading water infrastructure developer VA Tech Wabag has bagged a major order from an existing client in Nigeria. The order, worth about $105.5 million, is for setting up an effluent treatment plant (ETP) at Dangote Oil Refining Company.

The order is the second one that the Chennai-based company has secured from Dangote Oil Refining Company, the largest single train petroleum refinery in the world. The Dangote Group is the largest industrial conglomerate in West Africa.

VA Tech Wabag is already executing an order for a raw water treatment plant for Dangote Fertilizers. The order is in an advanced stage of execution.

Wabag's ETP contract envisages design, engineering, procurement, supervision of installation and commissioning and testing of an the treatment plant with reverse osmosis (RO), demineralization and condensate polishing and raw water treatment package.

“We are very happy to win this prestigious contract, a repeat order for us, amidst competition from international players. Winning of this order goes to prove our technological superiority and engineering capabilities in executing world class large and complex industrial projects both at home and abroad", said VA Tech Wabag Managing Director & Group CEO Rajiv Mittal.

Continuing on the success of ETP and effluent recycling contracts for the oil & gas industry across the globe including executing plants for marquee clients like Reliance Industries, Indian Oil Corporation, PETRONAS and a large oil & gas major in Saudi Arabia, the Dangote Contract exemplifies Wabag's strong positioning in this growing segment, he added.

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