Oil- and Gas-Fired Plants in Pakistan




Bin Qasim
Location: Sind
Operator: Karachi Electric Supply Corp
Configuration: 6 X 210 MW
Operation: 1984-1998
Fuel: natural gas, fuel oil
Boiler supplier: B-H, BB, Ansaldo
T/G supplier: Hitachi, Ansaldo
Quick facts: The photograph is ca 1993 and shows the first five units.

Photograph courtesy of Karachi Electric Supply Corp
Posted 23 Feb 2003

Hub River
Location: Balochistan
Operator: Hub River Power
Configuration: 4 X 323 MW
Operation: 1997
Fuel: fuel oil
Boiler supplier: IHI
T/G supplier: Ansaldo
EPC: Ansaldo, Mitsui, IHI, Campenon Bernard
Quick facts: The plant near Hub Chowki, Balochistan, is a flagship independent power project and can supply over 10% of Pakistan's electricity. Fuel oil is delivered by a specially built 78km pipeline and power is delivered to WAPDA by a 180km, dual-circuit 500kV transmission line.

Photograph courtesy of K&M Engineering
Posted 29 Dec 2003

Abbreviations:  B-H = Babcock-Hitachi, BB = Babcock Borsig, IHI = Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries, MHI = Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, T/G = turbine generator, WAPDA = Water and Power Development Authority

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 07/11/07