BHEL commissions Gas Turbine Generating Unit in Oman

BHEL successfully commissioned 126 MW Gas Turbine Generating unit at Qarn Alam-3 power project of Petroleum Development Oman.

Created On: May 9, 2014 18:40 ISTModified On: May 9, 2014 18:44 IST

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) on 8 May 2014 commissioned Gas Turbine Generating unit at a power project in Oman. The 126 MW Gas Turbine Generator was established at Qarn Alam-3 power project of Petroleum Development Oman.

Completion of this project is the second successive project for BHEL in Oman. The first unit was commissioned in 2012 and was 2x126 MW Petroleum Development Oman Amal Gas Turbine Generating project.

Development process of the project

• The Gas Turbine Generator units were engineered, manufactured and supplied by BHEL's Hyderabad Plant
• The control system was supplied by the company's Bangalore works

BHEL in Oman

Oman is one of the key export territories of BHEL. Till date the public sector company has secured and executed 14 major contracts which include
• Supply of 16 Gas Turbine sets in Oman in the past nearly two decades

About Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited was established in 1964 and is an integrated power plant equipment manufacturer and one of the largest engineering and manufacturing companies in India in terms of turnover. At present BHEL is executing various power plant projects in 20 countries for installation of 7000 MW power generating capacity worth over three Billion dollars.


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