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(150 200) MW of Ministry of Oil: Construction of the Power Station in Rumaila Field

The Project to Build an Electric Power Plant in Rumaila Field was Implemented by the Chinese Company

The Ministry of Oil announced the completion of the project to build a power plant in the Rumaila field to equip it with electric power as well as to strengthen the national electricity system (150-200) megawatts of electric power.

The official said Asim Jihad that the Rumaila power plant is one of the major strategic projects and important within the plans of the ministry, which has been keen on the implementation of the ministry since 2010, will be the pilot operation of the station soon, stressing that the station will feed the field with full needs of electric power, National electricity in the province capacity is estimated at (150 - 200) megawatts.

Jihad added that the project to build an electric power plant in Rumaila field was implemented by the Chinese company "Sibek" and was chosen by the joint administration of the field within a tender put forward by the Basra Oil Company for the above purpose, adding that this was done after several measures, including obtaining the approval of the Council of Ministers On the project in August 2014.

He added that the project included in addition to the construction of generating units for electric power, the implementation of concrete works with an area of ​​(26) 000 m 2 and the extension of a cable of 880 km.

Source: Ministry of Oil


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