Balance of Plant of 3 turbogas power plants in Algeria

IG O&M has received a contract for engineering and procurement services (EP) for the construction of three new gas turbine power plants located in the central and south-eastern Algeria for the production of electricity for civilian purposes.

The power characteristics of the three plants are the following:

El Golea (40 MW): 3 groups of 10 MW + 2 groups of 5 MW
Illizi (15 MW): 3 groups of 5 MW
In Amenas (30 MW): 6 groups of 5 MW

IG O&M has been responsible for supplying the BOP (Balance of Plant) of 3 power plants using technology SOLAR TURBINES (T-70 and T-130) as a generation groups, with primary supply gas and back-up diesel.

The BOP consists for each station:

System of electricity production
• substations MV-BT
• System transformation from 11 KV to 30 KV
• System cables complete
• System processing and distribution gas turbines groups
• System storage, treatment and distribution groups diesel turbines
• Command and control
• Gas Detection System
• System detection and fire protection

Management system installation
• water treatment systems (water services, drinking water and wastewater)
• Well 350 meters deep
• System production compressed air (air services and air tools)
• Group emergency diesel
• Storage of lubricating oils
• Atelier maintenance fully equipped
• Warehouse full of spare parts
• All buildings (administrative and technical)
• Roads, roads, sewers and brick fence
• Kitchen and local services for the operation and maintenance staff
• Infirmary emergency room
• Climate control system and ventilation
• Lighting inside and outside
• System of telephony, internet and infranet complete with all equipment
• Anti-Intrusion system
• Furniture and accessories for offices and laboratory
• Green accommodation

Management IG O&M has included the following services: engineering, procurement, factory tests, sea transport, customs clearance, local transportation, installation and commissioning of the systems mentioned above.

Particular effort, in terms of men and equipment, has been dedicated to the coordination of all phases of the project on the installation and commissioning of power plants including specific supervision activities, planning quality and safety.

Data entry into service: 2013