PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR SYSTEMS
GESCO Engineering, Procurement and Construction Services
GESCO's engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) team provides innovative, and reliable solar energy solutions to customers in Kuwait and GCC area. Offering “turnkey” solutions due to the set structures GESCO has in place, we are able to provide a complete spectrum of services for projects from viability studies to commissioning. An EPC contract is a complex undertaking that involves various agencies and many integral components engaging our expertise to bring solar systems online rapidly resulting in fast earnings.
GESCO is capable of managing a project through engineering, procurement, construction and beyond, GESCO’s team of experienced experts can provide:
• Viability Studies
• Project Development
• Complete Scope of Work
• Project Duration and Expectations
• Quality Products and Workmanship
• Cost and ROI Projections
GESCO committed to each customer, to quality installations, and to making going solar an effortless experience.
Single Point of Contact
As an inclusive EPC provider, GESCO is able to retain their position as a single point of contact for all solar energy needs. GESCO’s in-house team of experts strives to produce top-notch and innovative solar designs by selecting components based on highest standards in reliability, extendibility and low failure rates. GESCO’s comprehensive experience ensures cost effective engineering solutions for even the most complex projects. GESCO has the ability to deliver projects on-budget and on-time due to their immense experience providing EPC services. This absolute efficiency and organization guarantees accelerated investment recovery in the long run.
• Minimum Owner Effort
• One Point of Contact
• Simple, Uncomplicated to Monitor and Coordinate
• Straight-Forward Post-Commissioning Services
• Quality Assurance
• Investment Figure Known from Inception
GESCO Operation & Maintenance (O&M) Services
GESCO mission is to provide ongoing operation and maintenance services for utility scale and commercial photovoltaic systems. Utilizing our state-of-the art technology and highly experienced solar energy engineering staff, GESCO has the ability to track all of the indicators and parameters to optimize performance and to carry out the required maintenance of each solar system.
• Perform Proper Maintenance
• Manage Anomaly Alerts
• Minimize Economic Losses from Outages
• Audit Energy Production
• Achieve Maximum Performance
• Monitor Real-Time Data
• Delve into Historic Data Trends
• Review Atmospheric Conditions
• Perform Preventative/Corrective Maintenance
• Evaluate Network Voltage and Frequency
• Optimize Performance
• Inventory and Spare Parts Management
• Supply In-Depth Performance Reports
• Oversee Security Alerts and Monitoring
• Environment Conditions Control
• Coordinate Warranty Repairs & Regular Service Checks
• Solar Array Cleaning
GESCO’s experience in the O&M department has allowed engineers and technicians to successfully provide maintenance services to many installations.
Organization’s International Agencies:
We have acquired several International Agencies and provides wide range of products & services, below is an illustration of our existing type of activities that may be taken as a reference to our envisaged contribution to your Organization:
1- Agent of Gaffney Cline (GCA):
Consultancy firm specializing in system development for the most appropriate Oil & Gas depletion strategies.
Since 1998, GCA has been the consultant of choice for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) in deriving the Operational Service Agreement to be signed between Kuwait and IOC for the development of some of the northern fields. Their recent acquisition by Baker Hughes has given GCA a diversified function by leveraging Baker Hughes' wider scope of work. www.gaffney-cline.com
2- Agent of IHS CERA:
An international consultant providing diversified services and advices for NOCs in the area of oil/gas fields information, Corporate Strategy, Field Development Planning, Global Gas, Government & NOC, New Ventures & Exploration.
IHS Energy has been contracted by the Ministry of Oil in Kuwait to update the conservation law for the oil and gas to be compatible with the Operational Service Contract. Also they are the system provider for the standardization of all the codes and store system for the equipment, spare parts, materials and chemicals. www.energy.ihs.com
3- Agent of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) and the seller for OCTG pipes:
A Japanese trading house with multifunctional activities and BG-1 relationship with Sumitomo has been focused for the sales and marketing of the OCTG pipes for oil and gas wells for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).
Collectively with Sumitomo, we have conducted a pilot project to desalinate the high saline effluent water produced along with oil and managed to reduce the salinity from 150,000 ppm dawn to 3500 ppm. We are in position to implement a commercial plant in an application of such novel technology.
We have also assisted Sumitomo to win a 1.2 billion US $ project in South Pars, Iran. www.sumitomocorp.co.jp/english
4- Agent of Samsung C&T Corporation, South Korea:
We also represent Samsung C&T Corporation for following projects in Kuwait under evaluation:
1. KNPC New Refinery Project
2. KNPC Upgrading of Solid Sulphur Handling & Ship Loading Facilities Project at MAA Refinery
3. KOC Soil Remediation Services (CAT-58/59)
5- BG-1 is an equity owner and an Agent of Witt Solar AG:
BG-1 is also working with Witt Solar AG., a German Company, on technology and processes for the desalination of high saline water to produce fresh potable water (i.e. fit for human consumption). A pilot project has been approved by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), and, if successful, will lead to a full field application. BG-1 is funding the pilot project through equity investment in Witt Solar AG. 13 million US$, additional fund is going to be availed from the market.
The project will also produce captive power using innovative solar energy and low suction pressure turbine.
6- Consultant to Al Khorayef for the supply and services of Electrical Submersible Pumps:
Through our participation and assistance, Al-Khorayef Commercial Co., a Saudi Arabian company, in respect of oil well pumping services in Kuwait (Electrical Submersible Pumps, ESP) had been awarded with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC): a U.S. Dollar 180 million contract for Kuwait oil fields and a U.S. Dollar 60 million contract for the Partitioned Neutral Zone between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia.
Many other contracts have been won and executed successfully by Al Khorayef such as:
1.Water injection project in Sabriya
2. Effluent disposal project in Burgan
3. Water injection project in Wara formation, Burgan Field (Pilot).
4. Water injection project in Marrat formation Magwa Field (Pilot).
5. Heavy oil cold production from Lower Fars formation, North Kuwait (Pilot).
Now, AlKhorayef through their Kuwaiti entity has won a project for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) totaling 300 Million US$ to build, lease, operate, and transfer production facilities (Early Production Facilities, EPF).
Also, they just signed an ESP contract for 135 Million US$ with J.O. Wafra.
In Iraq, Al-Khorayef signed a 40 Million US$ contract with BP Iraq, for ESP Supply and Services for Rumailah Field. www.alkhorayefpetroleum.com
7- Agent of CGG Services S.A.:
CGG is a seismic acquisition contractor considered one of the top companies in data acquisition, processing and interpretation of seismic data. They have been providing data reprocessing and interpretation for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) through a technical Service Contract for more than 15 years. CGG is active in applying new technologies in their field of specialization and have several active contracts with the Gulf countries.
BG-1 through its sister company, “Geotech Environmental Services Company W.L.L. (GESCO) had been contracted by SOMO to transport one of the most successful inroad transportation program for gasoline during 2004-2006:
GESCO had been a leading contractor for the transportation of gasoline from Kuwait to the middle and southern Iraq regions, including Basra, Najaf, Karbalah, Diwaniyah, Nasriyah, Samawa, Amara, Al-Kut, Hillah and Baghdad. By end June 2006, GESCO had delivered over 1.8 Billion Litres of gasoline to the Iraqi market. GESCO was managing five transportation companies with over 700 road tankers and delivering on an average of 2 Million Liters per day. The two years period contract of Gasoline transportation generated revenue of order of U.S. Dollar 80 million.
BG-1 also through its founder owns a minority equity in United Precision Drilling Company (UPDC):
UPDC is presently conducting drilling and work-over activities for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) and Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC). UPDC is owned by Weatherford and other Kuwaiti Companies. It is the former Santa Fee Drilling Company.
GESCO has capability to design, supply, installation, operation and maintenance of Solar Power Plants to capacity of Megawatts. This is a least to say that Quality Equipment made noticeable contribution to Renewable Power and Green Energy.