Pearl GTL Temporary Power Supply


Qatar Shell GTL Limited

Role of BUTEC

Main contractor in consortium with SIEMENS GmbH

Commencement Date

September 2006

Completion Date

November 2010

Scope of Work

EPC of the following:

  • Civil works for 4 substations, 33/11 kV, 40 MVA each
  • 120 km of underground 11 kV cables for ring main units
  • 110 km of underground 33 kV cables and connection to power grid
  • 20 km of underground fiber optic cables
  • Earthing grid for substations
  • Installation of the following:
  • 130 ring main units, 1 MVA each
  • 11 kV and 33 kV switchgears
  • Power transformers and oil refilling
  • Assistance to SIEMENS in testing and commissioning

Project Description

Power supply for the construction site of the gas to liquid plant; covering an area of 4 km2 and power supply for a construction camp accommodating up to 25,000 persons on a plot of 1.7 km2.