Abqaiq Cogeneration power station

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Abqaiq Cogeneration power station is an operating 360-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia.[1]


The satellite photo below shows the exact location of the power station in Abqaiq, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia.

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The plant is configured with 2 gas turbine generators combined with heat recovery steam generation system.[1] It was built to support oil supply operations at Abqaiq, Aramco’s largest oil processing facility.[2]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Power Cogeneration Plant Company (PCPC)
  • Parent company: Aramco Cogeneration JV
  • Location: Abqaiq, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia
  • Coordinates: 25.931134, 49.684401 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (operating): 360 MW
    • Cogeneration unit: 360 MW (2017)
      • Gas Turbines 1-2: 180 MW each[1][3]

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Our Plants, PCPC website, accessed Feb 14, 2020
  2. REFILE-Saudi Aramco's electricity capacity to exceed 12,000 MW by 2019, Reuters, Jan 13, 2016
  3. 7F POWER PLANTS Fact Sheet, GE website, accessed Feb 14 2020