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Shoaiba Oil-Fired Power Plant

First phase project start


Final order year

January 2001

Operation start

Stage I Phase 1 Units 1, 2 & 3 (3 x 390MW, Alstom, 2000)

Stage I Phase 1: Units 4 & 5 (2 x 390MW, Alstom, 2002)

Stage II Phase 1: 300MW and 50MIGD (Alstom, 2004)

Stage II Phase 2: 550MW and 100MIGD (Alstom, 2005)

Stage II Phase 3: 900MW and 194 MIGD (IWPP, 2006)



Plant type



Shoaiba, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Estimated investment

Thought to be about $5bn


Unit 4 in mid 2003 and Unit 5 at the end of 2003

Lead contractor

Consortia led by ABB, Alstom, Doosan, Bechtel and others

Local partner

Saudi Archirodon Ltd

Second phase contractor

Consortium led by Alstom Power

Lead equipment suppliers

Argus Fire, Galassi & OrtolaniMonenco Agra,Mott Macdonald, OPS Heating, Weir Pumps

Mechanical installation

Gama Industrial Plants Manufacturing and Erection Corporation

Mechanical installation

Gama Industrial Plants Manufacturing and Erection Corporation

Marine facilities

Triton Engineers

Fuel supplied by

Water and Electricity Company (WEC)

Turbine units

2 x 390MW steam turbine generators

Additional equipment

HRSGs and ancillary power generation equipment


Fuel crude and residual fuel oil

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