Swedish company to supply heat exchangers for Middle East power plant

IGCC-dukenergy-flickrThe IGCC plant in the Middle East, once completed, is expected to be one of the largest gasification-based power facilities in the world. (Image source: Duke Energy/Flickr) Swedish company Alfa Laval has won a US$6.5mn order to supply heat exchangers to a power plant in the Middle East

Alfa Laval’s compact heat exchangers would be used for an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant – a power plant where coal and carbon-based fuels are turned into synthesis gas, and subsequently used to produce steam for power generation.

When completed, the Middle East plant would the one of the largest gasifier-based power facilities in the world, stated Alfa Laval officials.

Lars Renström, president and CEO of Alfa Laval Group, said, “We are happy to announce yet another large energy-related order and this time from the demanding power industry.”

Alfa Laval is a global provider of specialised products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. The company’s products are used in power plants, ships, oil and gas exploration activities, and industries such as mechanical engineering, mining industry, wastewater treatment and refrigeration applications.

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