Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Wartsila to Supply Power Plant to Saudi Desert

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 6/18/2014, Location: Middle East

Wartsila has received an order to supply a turnkey power plant for Saudi Arabia. The order was placed by Umm Al-Qura Cement Company in May 2014. The 47 MW captive power plant will be located in the mountain desert close to Taif city. The equipment will be fast-track delivered by February 2015 and the project will enter commercial operation by October 2015. The power plant will serve a cement factory in extreme conditions of temperatures up to 50 degrees Celsius and an altitude above 1000 metres.

The power plant consists of five 20-cylinder Wartsila 32TS engines, a new 2-stage turbocharged version of the market-leading Wartsila 32 series. This new engine is designed to operate at outstanding efficiency even in extreme ambient conditions, such as high ambient temperatures and high altitudes. The new version delivers reduced fuel consumption while complying with the World Bank EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) guidelines for NOx emissions.

“This engine is tailor-made for hot conditions. That’s why we call it the ‘sauna’ engine. It is a result of our commitment to the extensive and long term development work of engine technology,” says Lars-ke Kjell, Regional Director at Wartsila Power Plants. “The Umm Al-Qura contract strengthens our leading position in Saudi Arabia. Wartsila already supplies four out of five power installations in the cement industry in the country.” With this project, Wartsila has more than 1600 MW of installed power plant capacity in Saudi Arabia.

Caption: The new 20-cylinder Wartsila 32TS engine is optimised for extreme ambient conditions. The two-stage turbocharger system is mounted on the free end of the engine.

Engines & Gen Sets >>

Engines & Gen Sets News in Saudi Arabia >>

Oman >>  5/15/2019 - KBR, Inc. (KBR) has been awarded a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by Oman LNG L.L.C for the debottlenecking of their facility at Sur in ...
United Arab Emirates >>  5/10/2019 - McDermott International has been awarded a sizeable* contract by ADNOC to provide FEED services on a design-competition basis for phase one of the Umm...

Iraq >>  5/9/2019 - Iraq is planning a $53 billion mega project with global energy giants ExxonMobil and PetroChina to use seawater from the Persian Gulf to boost oil pro...
Qatar >>  5/9/2019 - Northern Offshore announces firm Letter of Awards for two (2) long-term contracts for its premium, heavy-duty jack-up drilling units from Qatar Petrol...

Saudi Arabia >>  5/3/2019 - KBR, Inc. (KBR) has received a three year extension to its existing General Maintenance Services (GMS) contract for the 440,000 bpd refinery at SATORP...
United Arab Emirates >>  5/1/2019 - McDermott International, Inc. (MDR) announced it has been awarded a sizeable* contract by ADNOC Refining to provide front-end engineering design (FEED...

Related Categories: Diesel Engine  Engine Parts  General  Generating Sets  Generators  Marine Diesel Engine  Power Pack  Turbines (General)  Turbines: Gas  Turbines: Hydro  Turbines: Steam 

Related Articles: Diesel Engine  Engine Parts  General  Generating Sets  Generators  Marine Diesel Engine  Power Pack  Turbines (General)  Turbines: Gas  Turbines: Hydro  Turbines: Steam 


Saudi Arabia Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 |

More News

Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.