Mien Trung power station

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Mien Trung power station (in Vietnamese, Nhà máy điện Miền Trung) is a proposed 1,500-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Chu Lai Industrial Zone, Tam Quang Commune, Nui Thanh District, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam.[1]

Location

The map below shows the exact location of the proposed power station in Chu Lai Industrial Zone, Tam Quang Commune, Nui Thanh District, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam.

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Background

In 2017, GE signed a memorandum of understanding with PetroVietnam to develop the combined cycle power plants, Mien Trung I & II.[2] The gas will be sourced from the Cá Voi Xanh (Blue Whale) oil field.[3][4] The Vietnamese government approved the project in November 2019 and as of June 2021 it was reported that feasibility studies were being conducted.[5]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: PetroVietnam Power Corp
  • Parent company: Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam)
  • Location: Chu Lai Industrial Zone, Tam Quang Commune, Nui Thanh District, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
  • Coordinates: 15.440468, 108.618372 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 1,500 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 750 MW (to start 2023)
    • Combined-cycle unit: 750 MW (to start 2024)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. MIEN TRUNG POWER CENTER PROJECT, PetroVietnam website, 5 May 2017
  2. GE signs a series of energy agreements for power projects in Vietnam, Enerdata, 2 Jun 2017
  3. Nine new gas-fired plants to boost southern Vietnam, Power Engineering International, Jun. 21, 2017
  4. Phuong Thu, Gas-to-power projects attract global energy giants, Vietnam Investment Review, 2 Aug 2018
  5. Civi Yap, Sponsor to continue developing Vietnam CCGT, IJGlobal, Jun. 24, 2021