MITSUI – Tunisian Power Station



Type of Service

  • FEED
  • Conceptual Design
  • Technical Support

Statement of Relevance

FEED study work for 300MW open cycle power station in Tunisia, gas reception facilities and interconnecting pipeline on accelerated schedule. The power plant consisted of 7 aero-derivative gas turbine generators equipped with inlet air chilling equipment.

Early works package included site preparation and foundation design. Developed Execution Plan and Contracting Strategy planned to deliver power within 26 months.

Description of Services

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Oil & Gas were owner’s engineer undertaking full multi-discipline design to allow Planning Application submission and the development of estimates, schedules and layouts.

The scope of work included the preparation of safety reviews and overall management of the environmental impact assessments, equipment selection process including option review, availability and maintenance regime review, equipment specification and selection for all mechanical, process, electrical and control equipment.

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions Oil & Gas’s responsibilities included audit of contractors and development of EPC scope

and Contract. The process design included facilities which enabled the plant to receive natural gas from an adjacent pipeline, metering, and processing. The electrical system design included the high voltage susbstation with interconnection to the national network. The design also included all utilities and support services.

Design allowed for later inclusion of waste Heat Recovery to increase station production. Completed all CAPEX and OPEX cost estimates to a level 3 standard and subsequently prepared economic models of plant to demonstrate economic return.

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