AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of AC & DC power supply systems and solutions for all types of critical and demanding applications, today announced that it has been selected to provide UPS systems to secure power supply for the Duqm major refinery plant in Oman.
The project involves the development of facilities for storage and export of refined products and dry bulk products. Duqm refinery is planned to process 230,000 barrels per day (BPSD) of crude oil and is located on the east coast of Oman in the Al Wusta region, approximately 600 km south of Muscat city and 560 km north-east of Salalah.
The main engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for this off- site facilities project in Oman is a joint venture between Saipem S.p.A. and CB&I Europe B.V, industrial leaders in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry. Saipem has chosen AEG Power Solutions to provide the complete power supply solution, consisting of both AC and DC UPS systems with the related back-up batteries.
Saipem selected a combination of AEG Power Solutions' Protect 8 UPS and Protect RCS Battery Chargers which have proven track records in securing power for critical industrial applications in harsh environments. AEG Power Solutions will also provide customized by-pass panels, as well as Ni-Cd batteries and molded case circuit breakers for battery protection. AEG Power Solutions, through its Italian affiliate, 3W Power S.p.A., provided its power supply expertise to Saipem during the technical project analysis and clarification, helping to finalize the project.
"The DUQM Refinery upgrade is a major project, and AEG Power Solutions’ industrial products are the best choice when looking for a high level of reliability and the capability to operate in a harsh environment. Many of our systems have been operating in similar conditions and securing this type of application, for decades. We are proud that Saipem has recognized how our industrial product range can easily meet its requirements for a reliable solution aligned with the customer's technical specifications", says Daniela Antenori, global key account Manager at AEG Power Solutions.
AEG Power Solutions ensures continuous power availability and the safe operation of critical applications thanks to with a wide portfolio of power supply systems and services: AC and DC UPS, battery chargers, rectifier systems, service and maintenance on 24/7 basis, as well as fully customized UPS systems to customer specifications.
AEG Power Solutions has developed a distinctive expertise and world-class engineering capacities that bridge both AC and DC power technologies and span conventional and renewable energy platforms. AEG Power Solutions has decades of experience with UPS and power electronics, and grid integration, and is leveraging its conversion expertise to engineer and deliver solutions for energy storage applications.