The Al Khairat Heavy Oil Power Plant is 3,200MW oil fired power project. It is planned in Karbala, Iraq. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Harlow International. The company has a stake of 100%.

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 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Contractors involved

CITIC Construction is expected to render engineering procurement construction 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.

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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.


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