CiTECH have been awarded the order from Solar for two CiBAS C45 WHRU for the Al Shaheen AF Platform to provide heat to the on-board Oil and Gas Processing System.

The CiBAS units are designed to be cold casing and run dry, the units are specified to recoup at a combined flow rate of 388,000 kg/hr a total thermal duty of 71,200 kW through an Inhibited Water system recovering heat from two Solar Mars 90 Turbines.

The largest producing oil field on the west coast of the Qatar peninsula is the Dukhan field, operated by Qatar Petroleum (QP). Block 5, Al Shaheen oil field lies 180km north of Doha and is operated by Maersk Oil Qatar AS producing up to 300,000 barrels per day. Maersk invested $2.5bn in the development of the field.