Foster Wheeler wins contract for Rabigh 2 plant
Korean unit supplies heat recovery steam generators for Saudi project.
Foster Wheeler has clinched a contract with Samsung C&T to design and supply six heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) for the Rabigh 2 power project in Saudi Arabia.
Its Korean subsidiary, BHI Co bagged the deal for the 2,100 MW combined-cycle plant, a statement said.
The HRSGs will be coupled to six SGT6-5000F Siemens gas turbines firing natural gas and oil with commercial operation set to begin in 2017.
Foster Wheeler did not disclose the terms of the deal.
Woo Jong-Ihn, president of BHI Co, said: “We have executed a number of key projects in the Middle East and this award reinforces our position as a leading supplier in the region.
“Based on the combination of Foster Wheeler technology and BHI design and production capabilities, BHI intends to continue its marketing activities in the combined cycle power plant market throughout the world,” he added.
David J. Parham, executive vice president, Foster Wheeler Global Power Group, said: “Together the list of Foster Wheeler/BHI reference units now includes over 70 HRSGs for a total of over 7 gigawatts supplied globally, bringing the total Foster Wheeler experience on HRSGs to 425 units and over 28 gigawatts.”
BHI Co. is engaged in the engineering, production, and sale of heat exchangers and boilers in South Korea and internationally.