Atlas Copco AB Secures Contract From Saudi Arabian Power Generation Market


Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 03:07am EDT 

Atlas Copco AB announced that gas and process division has won an order for three centrifugal gas compressors to serve the power-generation industry in Saudi Arabia. The machines will be used in a natural-gas-fueled power plant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The contractor constructing the plant is a joint venture between two engineering, procurement, and construction companies: Arabian Bemco Contracting Co. Ltd., based in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, and GS Engineering & Construction Corp, based in South Korea. The end user is Saudi Arabia‚Äôs national public utilities operator, Saudi Electric Company. The Atlas Copco compressors will feed gas turbines, which produce electricity, with natural gas at the required pressure level of 33 bars. The order was booked in the third quarter. 

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