SEC and partner Saudi Aramco on 5 October awarded France’s Engie a contract to build a cogeneration plant alongside the state oil giant’s 2.5bn cfd capacity Fadhili gas processing plant (MEES, 22 July). SEC says the high-efficiency plant producing electricity and steam for gas processing will cost $1.2bn.

Cogeneration technology achieves thermal efficiency of around 80% by recovering waste heat to generate additional electricity in a steam turbine and to provide process heat....