The Boutlelis Power Station is 446MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Oran, Algeria. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2012 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in January 2019. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Cegelec and GE Power. The project is currently owned by Sonelgaz with a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Diesel Fuel.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2012. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by January 2019.

Contractors involved

Boutlelis Power Station (Boutlelis Power Station Unit I) will be equipped with GE Power gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 223MW nameplate capacity.

Boutlelis Power Station (Boutlelis Power Station Unit II) will be equipped with GE Power gas turbine. The phase consists of 1 gas turbine with 223MW nameplate capacity.

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About Cegelec

Cegelec SAS (Cegelec) a subsidiary of Vinci Energies S.A. is an integrated technology service provider. The company offers services such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning, utility fluids systems, instrumentation and control systems, mechanical engineering, computerized pipeline management systems, industrial site safety and security, climatic and electrical engineering, plumbing, centralized building systems management, and building finishing work and building maintenance, among others. The company serves various sectors including oil and gas, shipping, aerospace construction, energy and electricity, building, IT and communication, civil engineering and maintenance sectors. Cegelec is headquartered in Paris, France.

About GE Power

GE Power (GEP), formerly GE Energy, a business division of the General Electric Company, is a provider of power generation and water processing products and related services. The company product portfolio includes aero derivative and heavy-duty gas turbine systems, generators, boilers, steam turbines, air quality control systems, gas engines, reactors and water treatment, waste water treatment, and process system solutions, among others. GEP offers products and technologies for generating electricity from various sources such as oil, gas, nuclear, coal, mining, diesel and water. The company also offers services for maintenance, service and upgrade of power plants; solutions for water treatment, wastewater treatment and process systems; services for distributed power generation; and support services for boiling water reactors. It caters its products and services to independent power producers and other industrial customers. GEP is headquartered in Schenectady, New York, the US


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