NEW ACQUISITION IN KUWAIT
Righi Elettroservizi SpA announces the acquisition, through the collaboration with Intergen, of an important project in the Oil & Gas sector in Kuwait.
KIPIC is a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation set up by the State of Kuwait to manage refinery, petrochemicals and LNG import operations in the Al-Zour complex.
KIPIC is building a new world-class grass roots refinery in Kuwait to produce low sulfur fuel oil to replace high sulfur fuel oil used in local power plants.
This refinery uses the latest technology in compliance with stringent environmental regulations to protect the local environment. At the same time, it produces the latest eco-friendly with a low sulfur diesel fuels for world markets and jet fuel, kerosene and plant naphtha fuels for petrochemicals.
The refinery treatment facilities are supported by different off-site infrastructure and public services, these facilities are also use with receiving and shipping of products, electrical systems, boilers, etc. The maximum water recycling is managed in the refinery to minimize the effluents from the plant
This refinery will represent 43% of the country’s refining capacity and will be the largest in the Middle East with a production of 615,000 barrels of oil per day. The entire project represents an investment of about 23 billion dollars.
Righi Elettroservizi SpA uses the latest technology to be in compliance with strict environmental regulations to protect the local environment and it has designed and provided 47 low voltage electrical panels to control 20 emergency groups with diesel engine and medium voltage alternator, with the following characteristics:
• N° 12 DIESEL GENERATOR SET 3000Kva – 6,6 kV – 50 Hz
• N° 3 DIESEL GENERATOR SET 2500Kva – 6,6 kV – 50 Hz
• N° 3 DIESEL GENERATOR SET 3000Kva – 11 kV – 50 Hz
• N° 2 DIESEL GENERATOR SET 1000Kva – 6,6 kV – 50 Hz
A control equipment for the installation and interfacing have been installed inside these electrical panels:
• Machine Monitoring and Machine Protection
• Anti Surge Control
• Steam Governor/Turbine Over Speed Protection