ABB announced today that it has won a $27 million order to install a 275-kilovolt substation in
The contract is with EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a joint venture of the Kuwaiti government and private petroleum companies manufacturing plastics and chemicals. The project will bring electrical power from the Kuwaiti grid to a new ethylene and derivatives petrochemical complex called Olefins II.
A consortium led by ABB and including Japanese cable manufacturer EXSYM will execute the project, worth $62 million in total.
The contract scope is for design, manufacture, erection and commissioning of 275-kilovolt and 33-kilovolt switchgear, power transformer, control, protection and substation automation systems.
The Olefins II complex is in the Shuaiba Industrial Area about 60 kilometres from
ABB also recently won a contract to refurbish Doha West, one of the largest desalination and steam power plants in