Ras Tanura Cogeneration power station

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Ras Tanura Cogeneration power station is an operating 356-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia.[1]

Location

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

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Background

In 2013, Saudi Aramco signed agreements with a Japanese-Saudi consortium to build and operate cogeneration power plants at Abqaiq, Hawiyah and Ras Tanura for Aramco's industrial activities in those places.[2]

The plant is configured with 2 gas turbine generators combined with heat recovery steam generation system.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Tihama Power Generation Company[3][4]
  • Parent company: Engie SA [60%]; Saudi Oger [40%][3][4]
  • Location: Ras Tanura, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Saudi Arabia
  • Coordinates: 26.693580, 50.103258 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 356 MW
    • Unit 1: 178 MW gas turbine with CHP[3] (started in 2017)[1][5]
    • Unit 2: 178 MW gas turbine with CHP[3] (started in 2017)[1][5]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Our Plants, PCPC website, accessed Feb 14, 2020
  2. Saudi-Japanese consortium to build cogen plants, Utilities Middle East, Sep 1, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Tihama power plants, IJ Global
  4. 4.0 4.1 2019 Management Report and Annual Consolidated Financial Statements, Engie, March 10, 2020
  5. 5.0 5.1 7F POWER PLANTS Fact Sheet, GE website, accessed Feb 14 2020