Power plant opens in Musandam tomorrow

BUKHA: Within the framework of the Sultanate’s celebrations of the 47th Glorious National Day, Sayyid Mansour bin Majid al Said will open Musandam Gas Treatment and Power Plants on Monday in the Wilayat of Bukha.
The plant, built at a cost of RO 346 million treats oil and gas produced from offshore Bukha and Gharb Bukha oil fields in the west coast of the Governorate of Musandam.
The project comes in implementation of the government’s strategic plan to supply gas for power generation and provide the infrastructure for the future industries in the governorate. It will also stimulate oil exploration players in the concession area in the Block 40/17/8. The gas plant’s capacity is 45 million cubic feet of gas and 20,000 barrels of condensates per day.
The power plant, which was built at a cost of RO 93.6 million, is a joint venture between Oman Oil Company, the government’s investment arm in the energy related sectors, holding a 70 per cent stake, and LG International, with the balance 30 per cent stake.
The dual fuel power plant in the wilayat will produce 120 megawatt of power. — ONA