Abu Dhabi state-backed Taqa (51%) and Japanese power generation firm Jera (49%) have signed an agreement to develop an industrial steam and electricity cogeneration plant at Saudi Arabia’s 460,000 b/d Satorp refinery. Under the agreement with Satorp (Aramco 62.5%, TotalEnergies 37.5%), the facility will produce electricity and steam for Satorp’s underdevelopment Amiral petrochemical complex which will be centered around a 1.65mn t/y mixed feed cracker.

Taqa says the plant “will include state-of-the-art power and steam generation systems, gas and water receiving systems, and gas insulated switchgear interconnections,” will have provision for installation of a CO2 capture plant and will be capable of hydrogen cofiring. (CONTINUED - 134 WORDS)