Lahmeyer International received an award for first-class team performance in occupational safety from the developer of the Fadhili combined heat and power plant project at a festive presentation on 15 November 2018. Just 18 months after the start of construction a figure of twelve million working hours was reached without a single accident on the construction site, where work is progressing at a great pace. Lahmeyer is engaged as owner’s engineer at the Fadhili Plant Cogeneration Company (FPCC), which is operated by ENGIE, Saudi Aramco and Saudi Electricity Company.
The construction project is part of the Fadhili Gas Project in Saudi Arabia. The purpose of the new plant is to supply the Fadhili gas works with steam and water and to feed electricity into the grid. The complex is located 50 km from the rapidly growing Jubail Industrial City in the Arabian Gulf. The gas works will meet a substantial portion of Saudi Arabia’s gas needs and is therefore of strategic importance for the Kingdom.
With five gas turbines, five heat recovery steam generators and two steam turbines, the combined heat and power plant will supply 1,450 t/h of steam and 770 t/h of water to the Fadhili gas works and feed 1,520 MW of electricity into the grid. The main fuel is gas with a low calorific value which is generated as a by-product at the Fadhili gas works. The fuel utilisation rate is 81.1%.
In a ceremony marking this noteworthy achievement the owner paid tribute to “the technical expertise and processes for the project management” of the Lahmeyer team. The experts have done a remarkable job in such a short time and have contributed to innovative and agile project management processes. Lahmeyer Project Manager Bernd Rößner: “Lahmeyer can look back on a large number of successfully implemented infrastructure projects and continual development in the processes. The experience and processes from the Fadhili project will be incorporated in current and future Lahmeyer projects worldwide.”
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With about 4,500 staff around the world, Tractebel is one of the leading specialized engineering companies worldwide. The company is located in Brussels. It develops and implements engineering and consultancy solutions as well as innovations for energy, water and urban infrastructure for the public and the private sector. With more than 150 years of experience and a global presence, Tractebel offers its clients added value throughout the complete project cycle. Tractebel is a company of the French multinational electric utility company ENGIE with headquarters in Paris (France).
Since December 2014, Lahmeyer belongs to Tractebel, and thus is part of the ENGIE Group. As an international company of consulting engineers, Lahmeyer offers a wide range of planning and consultancy services. The main fields of activity are complex infrastructure projects in the Energy, Hydropower and Water Resources Sectors as well as in Building and Transportation. With origins dating back to 1890, the company has grown into one of the leading international companies with project experience in 165 countries.
Tractebel with head office in Brussels (Belgium) and its subsidiary company Lahmeyer with head office in Bad Vilbel near Frankfurt (Germany) cooperate on many international projects and keep growing closer as one company.
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