The Juan Manuel Valdez (CIGMA) Power Plant is 350MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Sucre, Venezuela. 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. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in May 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Petroleos de Venezuela. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in May 2018.

Contractors involved

Elecnor is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

Siemens Energy will be the turbine supplier for thermal power project. The project consists of 2 units of SGT6-5000F turbines, each with 175MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Energy is expected to be the supplier of SGen6-1000A electric generator for the project.

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About Petroleos de Venezuela

Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) is a state-owned oil and gas company. It plans, coordinates, supervises, and controls the activities in the entire oil and gas value chain. The company explores for and develops oil and other hydrocarbons; refines, trades, and supplies products in domestic and overseas markets. PDVSA administers refineries, marketing and transportation of crude oil and refined products in various countries. The company markets refined petroleum products under PDV brand in Venezuela and CITGO brand across Eastern and Mid-western regions of the US. PDVSA is headquartered in Caracas, Venezuela.


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