Sohar Power


Major Shareholders

Kahrabel FZE (ENGIE, ex GDF SUEZ)

Kahrabel oversees and manages the development, construction and operation of the electricity and water production business of ENGIE, ex GDF SUEZ Group in the MENA region. It is an entity 100% owned directly by International Power, which is itself indirectly wholly owned by International Power Ltd.

International Power Ltd. is owned indirectly by ENGIE group, one of the world’s leading energy companies and a global benchmark in the fields of power, gas, and energy services. The group is active throughout the entire energy value chain, in electricity and natural gas, upstream to downstream. It employs close to 153,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €74.7 billion in 2014. ENGIE is listed on the Brussels, Luxembourg and Paris stock exchanges and is represented in the main international indices: CAC 40, BEL 20, DJ Euro Stoxx 50, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe, and Euronext Vigeo (World 120, Eurozone 120, Europe 120 and France 120).

MENA Sohar 1 SPV Limited

MENA Sohar 1 SPV Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of MENA Infrastructure. Founded in 2007 and owned by HSBC, Fajr Capital and Waha Capital, MENA Infrastructure currently manages a US$300 million infrastructure fund from its headquarters in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

MENA Infrastructure has established an important position in private equity infrastructure investment, and has one of the most experienced specialist infrastructure investment teams operating across the region. The team is supported by a network of sponsors, investors, intermediaries and strategic partners that command significant influence in the region's business communities. With these resources and networks at its disposal, the firm offers a unique combination of unrivalled origination capability with proven investment and execution expertise. MENA Infrastructure has executed some of the region's landmark transactions and holds a collection of well-regarded awards which bear testament to its superior performance. Further information can be found at

Ministry of Defence Pension Fund ("MODPF")

The Ministry of Defence Pension Fund is a public legal entity in the Sultanate of Oman duly organized under, and registered pursuant to, Sultani Decree 87/93 issued on 29th December 1993. The Ministry of Defence Pension Fund is one of the largest pension funds in Oman and is a major investor in the local capital markets, both in equities and bonds. It is also a major participant in project investments and real estate investments. The fund is represented on the boards of several prominent corporates in Oman.

Sogex (Oman) LLC

SOGEX INTERNATIONAL started in Oman in 1971 as a small company and contributed remarkably in the development of the Sultanate of Oman to meet the challenge of rapid growth.

SOGEX grown into multinational group of companies within a short time and serve national governments interests throughout the region with locations in Middle East, Africa, Europe and in United States.

On November 15, 1984 Bahwan Group of Companies, Oman, acquired the whole of SOGEX in Oman and renamed as SOGEX Oman Co. LLC. With this all legal relations with SOGEX International were discontinued.

SOGEX Oman as a subsidiary company of Suhail Bahwan Group has been continuing its operations in Oman and abroad by participating in supply, construction and O&M services of remarkable number of large projects covering different fields on turnkey basis such as EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) for Power & Desalination Plants, Electrical Transmission Lines and Associated Sub-stations of Voltage level up to and including 132 kV.

SOGEX Oman undertakes the following activities:

  • Management, Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance of:
  • Power Generation Plants: Combined Cycle Power Plants of large capacities.
  • Water generation plants: Sea Water Desalination Plants, Multi Stage Flash (MSF) and Reverse Osmosis (RO) of large capacities.
  • Water Treatment & Sewage Treatment Plants
  • Engineering and Consultation related to Power & Water plants

Currently it is operating in Oman, Algeria and India.