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Developers Complete 1,021 Megawatt Miraah Concentrated Solar Power Plant For Oman Oilfield

Petroleum Development Oman and GlassPoint Solar announced earlier this month the completion of the first block of one of the world’s largest solar plants, the 1,021 megawatt Miraah solar plant that will deliver 6,000 tonnes of steam per day for use on the Amal West oilfield in Oman. On [...]

Miraah concentrated solar power plant in Oman delivers 1st steam for EOR

GlassPoint Solar and partner Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), together building the 1-GW Miraah concentrated solar thermal park in Oman, announced today that the plant’s first block has successfully delivered steam to the Amal West oilfield. The project developers said in a joint statement that the first out of 36 [...]

CSP EOR developer cuts costs on 1 GW Oman Concentrated Solar Power project

GlassPoint Solar and partner Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) have used new designs and manufacturing methods to cut the cost of their 1 GW Miraah CSP enhanced oil recovery (EOR) plant by 55% compared with an earlier project, according to media reports. Glasspoint installed a 7 MWth solar-EOR plant at PDO’s [...]

GlassPoint cuts costs by 55pc at Oman concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar, a leading supplier of solar energy in partnership with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) reduced costs by 55 per cent as the technology scales up from a seven-megawatt (MW) pilot to Miraah, a one-gigawatt solar thermal project under construction on an oilfield in Oman. These savings resulted from [...]

GlassPoint’s Miraah Concentrated Solar Power project achieves 55% cost savings compared to pilot project

GlassPoint’s Miraah project achieves 55 per cent cost savings compared to the pilot project according to a technical paper co-authored with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and presented at SolarPACES 2017. GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar energy to the oil and gas industry, recently published new cost saving [...]

GlassPoint completes first block of Mirrah concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar recently concluded construction of the first block of its Miraah solar plant, located at the Amal oilfield operated by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). “Our work was completed safely, on schedule and on budget, and we began producing steam in early September. We are now working alongside our [...]

Glasspoint marks 1m safe hours at Miraah concentrated solar power project

GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, has celebrated the successful completion of one million man-hours without a lost time injury (LTI) on the Miraah solar plant being built for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). Miraah, a 1,021 MW solar thermal project, will be one [...]

Solar EOR a Big Win for GlassPoint

Miraah, GlassPoint's $600 million 1 GW thermal solar EOR project is about to begin generating steam at 300 °C to flush out heavy oil from Oman's Amal oil field for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) the Sultanate's largest hydrocarbons producer. Unlike other CSP developers who leverage the heat of the sun [...]

Middle East oil extraction creates great market for Concentrated Solar Power

Kuwait is currently finalizing tender terms for a solar CSP EOR plant of capacity up to 100 MWth at Ratqa oilfield, and to launch the tender later this year. Industry sources say that some 11 CSP companies have pre-qualified to bid on the tender. Click to read the news [...]

Miraah Concentrated Solar Power Project in Oman

Translated as 'mirror' in Arabic, Miraah is a proposed 1,021MW solar thermal facility to be located in South Oman, and expected to be one of the world's biggest solar plants. Construction of the plant commenced in October 2015, while operations are scheduled to begin in August 2017. The thermal energy [...]

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Miraah Concentrated Solar Power in Oman Under Budget

Replacing gas with sunshine for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) is a cost-effective solution. This is the key message of US-based company Glasspoint, which has mobilised the biggest investment ever in a solar steam-producing unit in Oman. State-owned Petroleum Development Oman is building a concentrating solar thermal collector field called [...]

Concentrated solar power is key to future oil production

GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, is showcasing its proven solar technology that generates steam for heavy oil production at the SPE Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition 2016 in Kuwait. In addition to being a gold sponsor of the conference and a major [...]

GlassPoint brings to ADIPEC a chance to experience a 3D Virtual Reality tour of Miraah Concentrated Solar Power plant

GlassPoint Solar, the leading supplier of solar to the oil and gas industry, is demonstrating its proven solar technology at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC). Exhibiting alongside its global partner Royal Dutch Shell, GlassPoint is giving visitors a chance to experience a virtual reality tour of [...]