Al-Rusail Power Plant is a 665MW gas fired power project. It is located in Muscat, Oman. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1984.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 665 665 Active Muscat, Oman


The project is currently owned by Engie Energy Services International with a stake of 30.9%, Mubadala Investment and Oman Liquefied Natural Gas Company LLC (OLNG).

It is a Gas Turbine power plant that is used for Baseload. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant can also run on Diesel. The fuel is procured from Ministry of Oil and Gas.

The project generated 1,918,000MWh of electricity.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in 1984.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Oman Power and Water Procurement under a power purchase agreement for a period of 17 years, starting from 2005.

Contractors Involved

Bharat Heavy Electricals and GE Power were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 8 units of Frame 9E gas turbines.

The electric generators for the project were procured from Bharat Heavy Electricals, Brush Electrical Machines and GE Power.

Suez-Tractebel Operation and Maintenance Oman is the O&M contractor for thermal power project, commencing from the year 1984.


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