Qatar Power & Water Project of the Year

24 March 2015

Engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (epic) for the new CIB 33/11KV power distribution substation (PDS) at Halul

Entrant: Galfar al-Misnad

Project owner: Qatar Petroleum

EPC contractor: Galfar al-Misnad Engineering & Contracting

Consultant: WorleyParsons

Architect: WorleyParsons

Description: With this project, Qatar Petroleum is achieving its strategic plan to overhaul the foreseeable power redistribution network at a major crude oil storage hub, which is critical to the function of Halul Island. This successful project ensures the reliability of the power supply for the island through its 33/11kV PDS in Halul’s central industrial building area. The new PDS will be fed directly from Tempest power station via new 33kV cables. The substation feeds power to the crude oil pumping stations and other utilities, including desalination plants, and generates significant revenue for Qatar’s economy.

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