CC Energy Development S.A.L. (CCED) has started a flare gas-to-power project in Blocks 3 & 4 (Afar & Ghunaim) on the eastern coast of Oman as part of a plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in pursuit of zero gas flaring by 2027.
Together with Aggreko, CCED will replace diesel with unutilized associated gas to generate electricity to power its field production assets. The project is expected to reduce the company’s GHG emissions by 30%.
To reduce gas flaring and convert the flare gas, Aggreko implemented a power solution using unspecified gas capture and conversion technologies. The company is responsible for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of two independent gas power plants within the larger operational framework of CCED's Blocks 3 and 4, utilizing 33 Mw of power at 33kV.
CCED is operator of both blocks with 50% interest. Partners are Tethys Oil (30%) and Mitsui E&P Middle East (20%). The blocks lie in eastern central Oman. Block 3 covers an area of 5,911 sq km. The main producing fields in Block 3 are Farha South and the two recent discoveries of Ulfa and Samha.
Block 4 covers an area of 23,212 sq km. The main producing fields are Saiwan and Shahd.
Both licenses run until 2040 with the option of a 10-year extension.