Samsung wins $1.8bn contract at Qatari gas-fired power plant

Samsung C&T has announced its participation in the Facility D Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP) in Qatar.

The company has been contracted to perform the Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) of a 2500 MW combined cycle power plant (CCPP) from Umm Al Houl Power, a special purpose company (SPC) dedicated for the development of the project.
Facility D IWPP was ordered by Kahramaa, Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation, to construct the plant and a 130 MIGD (million imperial gallons per day) desalination plant. It will be constructed 15km south of Doha and is due to be completed in June, 2018.

The project was developed in partnership with Mitsubishi Corporation, the main developer of the project, and Samsung C&T will take on $1.8bn worth of EPC works out of total EPC contract of $2.46bn.

In 2011, Samsung C&T successfully delivered Al Shuweihat S2 Independent Water and Power Project in UAE and recently completed 1,716MW Dongducheon Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Korea. In addition, the company is currently working on various projects worldwide including a 2,100MW combined-cycle power plant in Rabigh, Saudi Arabia and a 920MW power plant in Kirikkale, Turkey.

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