Yokogawa wins Saudi power plant order
Tokyo, September 29, 2010
Yokogawa has won an order from Hanwha Engineering to supply control systems for boilers, turbines, and auxiliary facilities of units 5 and 6 (2 x 275 MW) at the Marafiq thermal power plant in Saudi Arabia.
Marafiq, which was established in 2003 as the first private utility company in Saudi Arabia, supplies electric power and water to the country’s industrial cities. Units 5 and 6 of the Marafiq thermal power plant will be powered by fuel oil and are being constructed in the Yanbu industrial city. The plant is scheduled to start operation in 2012.
For this thermal power plant, Yokogawa will be supplying Centum VP series integrated production control systems, ProSafe-RS safety instrumented systems, PRM integrated device management software packages for remote monitoring and diagnosis of plant equipment, and Exaquantum plant information management systems.
Yokogawa Electric Korea and Yokogawa Middle East will work together on the provision of delivery, engineering, installation, and commissioning services.
In addition, Yokogawa will supply a plant operation training simulator that will be used to train operators under complex simulated plant operating conditions.-TradeArabia News Service