Gas- and Oil-Fired Plants in Saudi Arabia

 

Al-Khobar-2
Location: Eastern
Operator: Saline Water Conversion Corp
Configuration: 5 X 150 MW
Operation: 1984
Fuel: heavy oil, natural
Boiler supplier: B&W
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Siemens, Hyundai, Modern Arab Construction, Fichtner, SIDEM
Quick facts: Al-Khobar  is a combined power and desalination plant which can supply up to 220mn l/day of potable water using the MSF process.

Photograph courtesy of Siemens AG
Posted 18 Sep 2004

 

Al-Jubail-1
Location: Eastern
Operator: Saline Water Conversion Corp
Configuration: 5 X 60 MW
Operation: 1982
Fuel: oil
Boiler supplier: ??
T/G supplier: Ansaldo, Tosi
EPC: Hyundai
Quick facts: Al-Jubail  is a combined power and desalination plant.

Photograph courtesy of Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd
Posted 22 Aug 2004

Abbreviations: B&W = Babcock & Wilcox, MHI = Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, MSF = multi-stage flash, SIDEM = Soc Intl de Dessalement, T/G = turbine generator

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

Updated 07/04/09

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