Selected project examples

Qurayyah Combined Cycle Power Plant, Saudi Arabia


At 4000 MW, the Qurayyah IPP (Independent Power Producer) project on the east coast of Saudi Arabia was one of the world’s largest combined cycle power plants at the time of its development. Initially, Fichtner supported Saudi Electricity Company as strategic and technical advisor during the tendering process up to contract conclusion and financial close. During the construction phase, we were retained by the project company as owner’s engineer to provide design review and support during technical execution.

Our services

  • Technical advisory services during project development
  • Design review for the entire project
  • Project management
  • Construction support
  • Evaluation of performance tests
  • Evaluation of plant net dependable capacity tests

Technical data

  • Net generation capacity: 3927 MW
  • Plant type: combined cycle power plant with natural gas as main fuel and diesel oil as backup fuel
  • Six blocks, each with two gas turbines, two heat recovery steam generators and one steam turbine
  • Fuel efficiency: better than 52%


SEC Saudi Electricity Company S.A., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Hajr for Electricity Production Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia