Cogeneration power plant

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On August 19, 2020, the Kazakh-Romanian Energy Investment Fund signed an EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract with Calik Enerji (Turkey) for the turnkey construction of the cogeneration plant on the Petromidia platform. The total investment in this project amounts to about 150 million USD, generating about 11 million  USD annually in taxes paid to the state budget each year.
The construction of the cogeneration plant began in May 2021, and the works are now in an advanced stage of finalization.

Rompetrol Energy is the company that ensures the implementation of the project “Сonstruction and operation of Cogeneration Thermal Power Plant”.

The new unit will comply with the highest technological standards of energy efficiency and environmental protection, and will be built in partnership with the Midia Thermal Power Plant - currently owned by the Ministry of Energy (56.58%) and KMG International (43.42%) .

Midia S.A. Thermal Power Plant transferred to Rompetrol Energy SA the necessary assets to carry out the activity of production of thermal energy and demineralized water, the related service of connection and distribution of electricity and legal documents related to the continuation of the activity and implicitly the employees involved in the assigned activity.

At the moment, the project is in the execution phase around 97% progress on the engineering side, more than 99% on the procurement side, and the actual construction is approaching 82%. In total, the general progress of the project surpassed 89%.

See more details in the press release. 


Status of works


Updating of the approvals and authorizations: in progress;

The overall progress of engineering works > 98% completed

Procurement: in advanced stage (99%); Main equipment delivered: GT1 and GT2 gas turbines, HRSG1 and HRSG2 steam boilers, gas compressors, transformers, including all electrical equipment, as well as other equipment (deaerator, radiators with fans, medium voltage switchboards, all equipment related to the substation 110 kV, all pumps, etc.) Estimated completion of deliveries for all equipment according to the project – the beginning of 2024 ;

Construction works: in the advanced stage (92%); Remaining equipment installation, natural gas pipeline, piping, electrical and instrumentation work is being carried out.


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