Powering the world



Saudi Arabia

97 MW

Saudi Arabia has diversified its economy and today it produces and exports a variety of industrial goods all over the world as the world’s largest oil producer and exporter.



Oil is an integral part of the economy of Saudi Arabia, as the country is the world’s largest producer and exporter of this valuable commodity. However, in recent decades Saudi Arabia has increasingly diversified its economy, and today it produces and exports a variety of industrial goods all over the globe.

Furthermore, while Saudi Arabia battles for market share amid fluctuating oil prices, the rise of new industry segments and economic development will help define the economic significance of Saudi Arabia in the future.

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Main data

   Customer   Riyadh Cement Company
   Type   Wärtsilä 32 liquid fuel power plant
   Operating mode   Flexible baseload
   Gensets   12 x Wärtsilä 20V32
   Total output   97 MW 
   Fuel   HFO
   Scope   EPC (engineering, procurement & construction)
   Delivered   2005, 2008, 2010

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Read the success story in this brochure

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Contact info

If you want to know more about the Riyadh project, please contact

Ayman Al Hajar
G.M. Business Development
Wärtsilä Energy Solutions
+966 920001898

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