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January 27, 2022

AI Khairat Heavy Oil Power Plant, Iraq

By Carmen

The AI Khairat Heavy Oil Power Plant is 3,200MW oil fired power project. It is planned in Karbala, Iraq. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 3,200 3,200 Permitting Karbala, Iraq Harlow International


The project is being developed and currently owned by Harlow International.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $5,700m.

The thermal power project will consists of 8 turbines each with 400 MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

CITIC Construction is expected to render EPC services for the oil fired power project.

CITIC Construction is expected to perform operations and maintenance for thermal power project for a period of 10 years.

About Harlow International

Harlow International (Harlow) is an integrated service provider of manpower, procurement and logistics, security, construction, investor hosting and media in challenging environments. The company is headquartered in Iraq.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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