Pacific Oil & Gas to build its first CCGT plant in China

10 September 2003 - Hong Kong-based Pacific Oil & Gas Limited announced Tuesday its first agreement in a series of major power investments planned for China. Through its subsidiary, East Asia Power Limited, Pacific Oil & Gas signed an agreement with the Government of Xiamen, Fujian, China to build, wholly own and operate a large-scale, state-of-the-art gas-fired combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power plant in Xiamen.

The power plant will have a total design capacity of 1400 MW. Phase one of the project will start with an initial capacity of 2 X 350 MW and an investment of $350m.

This investment represents a milestone for Pacific Oil & Gas as part of its continuing economic development between Indonesia and China. With China's continued strong economic growth and improving living standards, its power industry must now move quickly to service the rapidly increasing power demands in the country. Indonesia, rich in gas resources, will supply the liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Tangguh, Indonesia gas field to fire Pacific Oil & Gas' wholly owned CCGT plant.

Mr Arthur Ling, President of Pacific Oil & Gas said, "The new CCGT power plant will supply the much needed power for Xiamen as well as Fujian province itself, to help ease the problem of power shortage in the area."

Pacific Oil & Gas is also developing other power plants in China that will utilize LNG from its first 5 million ton per year LNG plant in Indonesia. The LNG from this plant has been committed to other Chinese provinces which are also experiencing rapid economic growth and the associated demand for more power capacity.

Pacific Oil & Gas is focused on the development of integrated and cost-competitive energy supply chains which include upstream investments, LNG plants, transportation, receiving terminals, power generation plants and downstream gas transmission networks and facilities.

Sponsored by FLSmidth

Related Articles

Rockwood nears permit for up to 915-MW power plant in Texas

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on Dec. 18 issued notice of a planned approval of air permitting for a gas-fired power project of Rockwood Energy Center LLC.

Duke Energy completes ash excavation at W.S. Lee Steam Station

Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has submitted filings, to state regulators, outlining additional ash excavation plans for its W.S. Lee Steam Station in Belton, South Carolina.

Follow Power Engineering on Twitter
Latest News
Duke Energy is looking to bring 53 MW of utility-scale solar capacity to the company’s South Carolina service areas by the end of 2016.

Duke Energy launching solar-generating program for South Carolina customers

Duke Energy is looking to bring 53 MW of utility-scale solar capacity to the company’s South ...
The state Department of Natural Resources says historic amounts of oil and natural gas are being produced by Ohio shale wells.

State says Ohio oil, natural gas production at historic high

The state Department of Natural Resources says historic amounts of oil and natural gas are be...
MidAmerican Energy says it will build its next two wind farms in northwest Iowa.

MidAmerican Energy building Iowa wind farms for $900 million

MidAmerican Energy says it will build its next two wind farms in northwest Iowa.

Semprius, Inc. awarded $2.9 million to develop low-cost, solar-generated electricity

Semprius awarded $2.9 million from ARPA-E to develop hybrid solar technology

Semprius, Inc., an innovator in high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules, has bee...
08/26 Henry Hub Average Natural Gas Spot Prices

08/26 Henry Hub Average Natural Gas Spot Prices

The Henry Hub is the pricing point for natural gas futures contracts traded on the New York M...
Ameren Missouri moving spent nuclear fuel to dry storage casks Callaway Energy Center

Ameren Missouri to begin moving spent nuclear fuel

Ameren Missouri’s Callaway Energy Center will begin this week moving spent nuclear fuel to ne...
Millstone 2 nuclear unit has corrective actions from NRC

NRC issues corrective actions against Millstone 2 nuclear unit

FP&L to buy and sell Cedar Bay coal-fired power plant

FP&L to buy, close coal-fired power plant

Florida Power & Light will buy and shut down a coal-fired power plant under a settlement ...

Power Engineering Current Issue

03/01/2014
Volume 118, Issue 3
1403PE-cover
Products Showcase
Dynamic Fluoride Ion cleaning DFIC of industrial natural gas turbines Hi-Tech Furnace Systems

Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning of IGT Parts

The Dynamic Fluoride Ion Cleaning (DFIC) Process from Hi-Tech Furnace Systems is able to clean deep, narrow cracks of oxides by cycling between negative, atmospheric, and positive pressure.

Archived Articles

2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

Buyers Guide Product Listings

Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems

Mitsubishi's SCR Systems are available for appl...
Power Industry Wire News

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. to Present at the 4th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on September 10, 2015

PyroGenesis Canada Inc. to Present at the 4th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on Sept...

American Power Group Announces Completion of a $3.25 Million Term Loan for the Purchase of Next Generation Natural Gas Flare Capture and Recovery Systems

American Power Group Announces Completion of a $3.25 Million Term Loan for the Purchase...

Anpath Group Signs Merger Agreement With Q2Power

Anpath Group Signs Merger Agreement With Q2Power

Cimation Selected by Shell for Global Cybersecurity Program Roll-Out

Cimation Selected by Shell for Global Cybersecurity Program Roll-Out

Nuclear, LNG Export Projects Dominate Top 10 Capital-Spending Plans in U.S. Southeast Region, an Industrial Info News Alert

Nuclear, LNG Export Projects Dominate Top 10 Capital-Spending Plans in U.S. Southeast R...

Power Engineering

Article Archives for Power Engineering Magazine

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours

To access a course listing associated to a specific topic listed below, click on the topic of choice from the list below.

Latest Energy Jobs

View more Job Listings >>