Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 1

5-Jan-2009

IRAQ

Siemens Wins 1.5Bn Contract To Supply 16 Gas Turbines To Iraq

Germanys Siemens announced on 22 December that it had won a 1.5bn contract for the supply of 16 gas turbines, with a combined generating capacity of 3.15gw, to Iraqs Ministry of Electricity. The turbines are to be installed by the ministry or contractors at power stations to be built in Rumaila-Basra, Taza-Kirkuk, Dibis-Kirkuk, Baiji and Sadder-Baghdad, with start-up scheduled for...