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Barka II Power and Desalination Plant


           

                                           

Barka II Power and Desalination Plant is located approximately 50km northwest of Muscat on the Arabian Peninsula. Barka Plant is owned by SMN Barka Power Company SAOC, a subsidiary of SMN Power Holding Company Limited, itself owned by entities of GDF Suez of France, Mubadala of Abu Dhabi (UAE) and National Trading Company of Oman.
SMN and STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility of the station for a period of 15 years. The entire facility came into Commercial Operation on November 15th, 2009.
The Barka II Power and Desalination Plant utilizes Reverse Osmosis technology to deliver 120,000 cubic meters per day of potable water to the Oman Water Transmission System and 3 gas and 2 steam turbines to deliver 678 MW of electrical power to the Sultanate of Oman.
        


Manah Power Plant

                           

 Manah Power Plant (MPP) is located approximately 180 kilometers Southwest of Muscat and 20 kilometers south of Nizwa.
United Power Company SAOG (UPC) and Suez Tractebel Operations & Maintenance Oman (STOMO) have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement on 1st January 2009 whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility of Manah Power Plant for a period of 12 years through an Operating and Maintenance Agreement.
MPP commenced its operations in October 1996.  The  plant has two phases where Phase I generates power capacity of 90MW and is comprised of 3 of GE frame 6 Gas Turbines.  Subsequently, in May 2000, the MPP capacity was augmented by a further 180MW with the commencement of operation of Phase 2, which comprised of 2 GE Frame 9E Gas Turbines.
The total capacity of the plant is 270MW.  The power generated from MPP is sold to the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC, under a Power Purchase Agreement, which will continue until 2020.
The project constitutes the first privately developed and owned power plant in Sultanate of Oman.
        


Sohar Power and Desalination Plant

                               
Sohar Power and Desalination plant is located approximately 200km from Muscat on the Batinah Coast of the Sultanate of Oman. The Sohar Power and Desalination Plant is a publicly traded facility fully owned by Sohar Power Company SAOG (Sohar Power).
 
Sohar Power and STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility through its subsidiary SOMC of the station for a period of 15 years. The facility came into Commercial Operation on May 27th, 2007. The electricity and water produced is sold to the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC.
The plant consists of  four Desalination Units   (MSF) of total capacity of 150,000 cubic meters of potable water per day and a combined cycle power plant which exports 585 MW of electricity through  three gas turbines and a Steam Turbine.

Al Kamil Power Plant

               

Al Kamil Power Company  is an independent power generation company established to build, own and operate a 285 MW electricity generating station at Al Kamil in the Sharqiya Region of the Sultanate of Oman.
The power station at Al Kamil has three generating units. Each unit incorporates a gas turbine and an electrical generator.
     


Al Rusail Power Plant

                                                      Al Rusail Power Plant is located inland 40 km west of Muscat in a Rusail Industrial Area and is owned by Al Rusail Power Company SAOC, another subsidiary of SMN Power Holding Company Limited, itself owned by entities of GDF Suez of France, Mubadala of Abu Dhabi (UAE) and National Trading Company of Oman. SMN and STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility of the Plant for a period of fifteen years. The station has a capacity of 665 MW consisting of eight Frame GE gas turbines that were installed in four phases between 1984 and 2000 with associated generators and transformers. The station burns natural gas as the primary fuel with distillate fuel oil as a backup.

Wadi Al Jizzi

                                                 
Wadi AL Jizzi Power Co. SAOC (WJPCO) is a 100% government owned entity owning, operating and maintaining the plant. 99.99% of the shares are owned by Electricity Holding Co. SAOC (EHC) (which in turn is a 100% government owned entity) and 0.01% shares held by Ministry of Finance. The Company is engaged in generation of electricity under a license issued by the Authority of Electricity Regulation, Oman. The operations of the Company are governed by the provision of the Law for the Regulation and Privatization of the Electricity and related Water Sector (also known as the Sector Law) promulgated by Royal Decree 78/2004.WAJPCO, situated in WadiJizzi in the wilayat of Sohar, North of Oman is generating 292 MW fired with natural gas.  The site is connected to the main gas transmission system and electricity grid network. The land for the plant is owned by the Government and is leased to the Company under a Usufruct Agreement. The plot of land measures about 20,075 sq. m. The first phase of the plant was constructed in 1982 and facilities added over the years.     

ACWA Power Barka

                                                       
ACWA Power Barka SAOG (“the Company”) is an Omani Public Joint Stock Company. It was incorporated as a closely held joint stock Company in the Sultanate of Oman on 19 November 2000 under a trade license issued by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.  The Company’s registered address is at P.O. Box 572, Postal Code 320, Barka, Sultanate of Oman.

427 MW gas fired power plant and 20 MIGD desalination plant is situated on the Omani coast approximately 60 km north-west of Muscat. The power section of the Plant uses two V94.2 Ansaldo Gas Turbines (to drive electrical generators) with Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG’s), which utilize the exhaust heat of the gas turbines to produce steam, and this steam is supplied to a Steam Turbine of 220 MW capacity to complete the combined cycle. The desalination section of the Plant uses three identical Multi-stage Flash Evaporator desalination units supplied by Hitachi, which produce 6.67MIGD each.    


Al Ghubrah Power & Desalination Plant

                                                                
 Al Ghubrah Power and Water Desalination Company (GPDC) is a 100% Government owned utility situated in the Al Ghubrah suburb of Muscat.99.99% of the shares are owned by Electricity Holding Co. SAOC (EHC) (which in turn is a 100% government owned entity) and 0.01% shares held by Ministry of Finance. The Company is engaged in generation of electricity under a license issued by the Authority of Electricity Regulation, Oman. The operations of the Company are governed by the provision of the Law for the Regulation and Privatization of the Electricity and related Water Sector (also known as the Sector Law) promulgated by Royal Decree 78/2004. GPDC has a net power capacity of 448 MW and can produce up to 7,727 m3/hr of water. GPDC has a 13 year contract to supply all power and water to OPWP commencing May 1st 2005.