On the 24th of January 2012, the signing ceremony of the “Construction of Al-Qurayyat Open Cycle Power Plant”

was held at the Saudi Electricity Company office in Faisaliyah Tower, Riyadh.

The Contract was signed by Eng. Ali S. Al-Barrak President and CEO of SEC and Mr. Henry M. Sarkissian, CEO of Arabian Bemco.

Located north-east of Saudi Arabia, the new open cycle power plant will add a net output of 120 MW to the existing 250 MW plant by installing 2 GTGs and 2 GSTUs including all support facilities and balance of plant.


The extension to the power generation plant is aimed to cover the extra demand requested in the north-eastern region and is expected to be completed in the 3rd quarter of 2013.