Morocco plans 2018 tender for LNG-to-power project

The tender for Morocco’s LNG-to-power project will take place in 2018 after years of delays, officials say The tender for Morocco’s LNG-to-power project will take place in 2018 after years of delays, officials say.
By Verity Ratcliffe 30 November 2017 0 28615
The thermal power plant at Jorf Lasfar, Morocco. The thermal power plant at Jorf Lasfar, Morocco. (ONEE)

Morocco’s much-delayed tender for an LNG-to-power project will take place in 2018, said Abderrahim el-Hafidi, secretary general of the Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment. Companies will be invited to prequalify in early 2018 and submit bids by the end of the year, he told delegates at the Gas Options North and West Africa conference in Casablanca on Wednesday.

The tender has been postponed several times already, with companies that expressed interest in the project in 2015 eager to see progress. When asked at...

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