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November 30, 2021

Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12, Saudi Arabia

By Carmen

Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 is a 2,170MW gas fired power project. It is located in Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2014.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 2,170 2,170 Active Al Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Arabian Bemco Contracting; GS E&C

Description

The project was developed by Arabian Bemco Contracting and GS E&C. The project is currently owned by Saudi Electricity.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) 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 Distillate Oil/Arabian Super Light Crude Oil.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in July 2014.

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Contractors Involved

Arabian Bemco Contracting and GS E&C were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 (Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 Unit I) is equipped with GE Power 7F.05 gas turbines. The phase consists of 4 gas turbines.

Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 (Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 Unit I) is equipped with GE Power STF30C steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 342MW nameplate capacity.

Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 (Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 Unit II) is equipped with GE Power 7F.05 gas turbines. The phase consists of 4 gas turbines.

Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 (Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 Unit II) is equipped with GE Power STF30C steam turbine. The phase consists of 1 steam turbine with 342MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power supplied TOPGAS Turbogenerator electric generator for the Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 (Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 Unit I).

GE Power supplied TOPGAS Turbogenerator electric generator for the Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 (Riyadh Combined Cycle Power Plant 12 Unit II).

GE Power supplied steam boiler for the project.

GE Power is the O&M contractor for thermal power project for a period of 9 years.

About Arabian Bemco Contracting

Arabian Bemco Contracting Co Ltd (BEMCO) is an industrial and energy construction contractor. It offers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for industrial, civil, commercial, and power projects. The company also provides project financing, project control, and project management services. The company offers services such as fabrication, erection, start-up, commissioning, operation and maintenance, electro and mechanical services. BEMCO serves power generation, oil and gas, refrigeration, water treatment, housing, and commercial construction markets. The company also owns a fleet of construction equipment to support various projects. The company has operations in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, and the UAE. BEMCO is headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

About GS E&C

GS E&C Corp (GS E&C) is a heavy construction and civil engineering service provider. It specializes in providing engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for various projects such as office buildings, hospitals, education facilities, sports centers, shopping centers, power, leisure facilities, production facilities and others. GS E&C also carries out construction of expressways, railways, bridges, harbors, apartments and residential complex buildings and others. It has operations in various countries including the UAE, Spain, the UK, Poland, Italy, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain Vietnam, India, Indonesia, China, Singapore, Canada, the US, Australia, and South Korea. GS E&C is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

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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