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November 24, 2021

Qurayyah IPP Power Project, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Qurayyah IPP Power Project is a 3,927MW gas fired power project. It is located in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 3,927 3,927 Active Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia Hajr Electricity Production

Description

The project was developed by Hajr Electricity Production. Saudi Electricity, International Company for Water and Power Projects, MENA Infrastructure Fund (GP) and Samsung C&T are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 50%, 22.49%, 15% and 12.51% respectively.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. 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 project cost is $2,717m.

Development Status

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The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2014.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Saudi Electricity under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 3,927MW.

Contractors Involved

Samsung C&T and Siemens were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 12 units of SGT6-5000F gas turbines.

Siemens was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 6 units of SST6-4000 steam turbines.

Siemens supplied SGen6-1000A electric generator for the project.

BHI supplied steam boiler for the project.

Siemens and The First National Operation & Maintenance were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

Methodology

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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