Saudi Aramco has confirmed that its Jazan power station will be the world’s largest gasifier-based plant at 4GW. The project adopts an innovative approach to power generation efficiency and fuel flexibility.

Saudi Aramco has confirmed that the capacity of the integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant being built at Jazan will be 4GW, with start-up in 2017-18. The plant is a key part, along with a 400,000 b/d capacity refinery, of a $20bn government program to develop one of the kingdom’s remotest areas. (CONTINUED - 702 WORDS)