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Largest seawater desalination plant in Oman

With a committed and passionate local talent, industry-leading technology, robust shareholders, and an experienced management team, we are here to ensure sustainable and continuous access to drinking water for the people of Oman.

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Our shareholders

Barka Desalination Company has been founded by a consortium comprising ITOCHU Corporation, ENGIE, Veolia, and WJ Towell Group who are global leaders in the water industry.

ITOCHU has a track record of more than 30 years in water business. Building on the strong platform in desalination plants in the Middle East, ITOCHU is rapidly expanding their presence in the broader water and waste management sector. In addition to desalination, their operational scope now expands full-service concession and privatization, drinking water & wastewater treatment BOT/BOO & EPC, and O&M and service business around the world, including Australia, Oman, UK, and Spain.


ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Together with our 170,000 employees, our customers, partners and stakeholders, we are committed to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions. Inspired by our purpose, we reconcile economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, building on our key businesses (gas, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers.


Since 160 years, Veolia provides public authorities and industries with game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management, generating a positive impact on communities and climate. As the global benchmark company for ecological transformation, Veolia Near and Middle East is supplying 15 Million people with potable water. Committed to delivering innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions to our clients and to enhance their performance, we are contributing to "Resourcing the World" through our purpose as "We Are Resourcers".


WJ Towell is one of the largest groups of companies in Oman with businesses spanning across seven major clusters: retail, engineering, construction, property, services & trade, consumer products and automotive. Besides Oman, WJ Towell has presence across the GCC and India. It also has successful joint ventures in real estate, FMCG, construction, manufacturing, engineering & industrial and distribution & services.



Enriching opportunity

Share our future with this investment opportunity. Initial Public Offering of Barka Desalination Company SAOG (under transformation).


Owner of the largest seawater desalination plant in Oman


Leveraging high-efficiency RO (Reverse Osmosis) technology


Strategic asset contributing an additional 20% of the Oman's total water production


20-year water purchase agreement with the Government


Strong and experienced shareholders


Owner of the largest seawater desalination plant in Oman

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