Zubair Gas Fired Power Plant is a 700MW gas fired power project. It is located in Basra, Iraq. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 700 700 Active Basra, Iraq Basra Oil; Eni Iraq; Korea Gas; Missan Oil


The project is developed and owned by Basra Oil, Eni Iraq, Korea Gas and Missan Oil. The company’s ownership stake in the project stands as 41.56%, 29.69%, 23.75% and 5% respectively.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The fuel is procured from Zubair Field.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in September 2020.

Contractors Involved

GE Power was selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

Zubair Gas Fired Power Plant (Zubair Gas Fired Power Plant Phase I) is equipped with GE Power GT13E2 gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines.

Zubair Gas Fired Power Plant (Zubair Gas Fired Power Plant Phase II) is equipped with GE Power GT13E2 gas turbines. The phase consists of 2 gas turbines.

About Basra Oil

Basra Oil Co (BOC) formerly known as South oil company is a state-owned oil and gas company in Iraq. The company explores and produces crude oil and natural gas. Its services include drilling works, building and expanding production facilities and implementing investment projects. The company also operates in developing fields in Luhais, Saba, Nuhran Ben Ummer. BOC’s oil fields in Maysan layout export the pipeline, expanding export facilities and infrastructure sites. The implementing investment projects are associated with the natural gas fields in the north and south Rumaila. It was formerly known as The State National Institution for Oil. BOC is headquartered in Basrah, Iraq.

About Korea Gas

Korea Gas Corp (KOGAS) is a vertically integrated natural gas company that operates in upstream, midstream and downstream segments of the natural gas industry. It explores for, produces and distributes natural gas. KOGAS also purifies and sells by-products; imports and exports natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG); and constructs and operates LNG terminals and natural gas distribution network. The company explores for and produces natural gas in the Middle East, South East Asia, Africa, Russia, and Oceania regions. It operates LNG terminals and a pipeline network and imports LNG and sells it to city gas companies, gas utility companies and power generation companies. KOGAS is headquartered in Daegu, Republic of Korea.

About Missan Oil

Missan Oil Company (Missan) operates as a state-owned oil and gas company. The activities of this company coveres from Al- Aumia port at the Arab gulf in Bassrah up to Missan oil fields, Al- Nassserya fields, Al- Graf- fields and the middle- fields. This company comprises long pipe- line and a number of stations on this line, which ended in Hadetha. This company completed the development of Bazrgan ,Fuqa and Abo –Garib fields. Missan is headquartered in Missan province, Iraq.


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