Buzurgan 2 power station

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Buzurgan 2 power station (محطة بزركان الغازية الجديدة، محطة بزركان الغازية 2) is an operating power station of at least 120-megawatts (MW) in Buzurgan Oil Field, Maysan, Iraq. It is also known as Bazurgan 2.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Plant name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Buzurgan 2 power station Buzurgan Oil Field, Maysan, Iraq 32.12513, 47.40004 (exact)[1][2][3]

The map below shows the exact location of the power station.

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Unit-level coordinates (WGS 84):

  • Unit 1, Unit 2: 32.12513, 47.40004

Project Details

Table 2: Unit-level details

Unit name Status Fuel(s) Capacity (MW) Technology CHP Start year Retired year
Unit 1 operating[4][3][5] fossil gas - natural gas[4][3][5] 60[4][3][5] gas turbine[4][6][3] 2015[3]
Unit 2 operating[7][3][5] fossil gas - natural gas[7][3][5] 60[7][4][3][5] gas turbine[4][6][3] 2016[7]

CHP is an abbreviation for Combined Heat and Power. It is a technology that produces electricity and thermal energy at high efficiencies. Coal units track this information in the Captive Use section when known.

Table 3: Unit-level ownership and operator details

Unit name Owner
Unit 1 Ministry of Electricity (Iraq) [100.0%]
Unit 2 Ministry of Electricity (Iraq) [100.0%]

Project-level captive use details

  • Captive industry use (heat or power): agriculture[4][3][5]
  • Captive industry: Power[4][3][5]

Articles and Resources


  1. https://www.google.com/maps/place/%D9%85%D8%AD%D8%B7%D8%A9+%D8%A8%D8%B2%D8%B1%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%86+%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%BA%D8%A7%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%A9+Buzurgan+Power+Plant%E2%80%AD/@32.126743647.39658415.08z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x3fe7d929cccba3fd:0x21dea87deb4b4969!8m2!3d32.1225186!4d47.4006857. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. https://goo.gl/maps/TaibuB1C9E8pQHnv9. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 https://web.archive.org/web/20220709120118/https://www.almirbad.com/Details/73233. Archived from the original on 09 July 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 nan
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 (PDF) https://web.archive.org/web/20220703181057/http://www.iraq-jccme.jp/pdf/seminor05.pdf. Archived from the original (PDF) on 03 July 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220625075534/http://www.fki.or.kr/Common/Download.aspx?id=ff4f94bb-6c5e-40c4-b278-73b8f230696a. Archived from the original on 25 June 2022. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 https://web.archive.org/web/20220709112144/https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=13768. Archived from the original on 09 July 2022. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)

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