MEW planned to construct a new Thermal Power Station at Az Zour North and new Open Cycle Gas Turbine Stations at each of Shuaiba and Sabiya to meet increasing power demands in Kuwait. The new Thermal Power Station is located adjacent to the existing Az Zour South Power Station, 100km south of Kuwait City.
The installed capacity is 2500MW generated by up to 6 Steam/Turbine Generator Units. The Gas Turbines are to have a combined output of 1000MW. The KEO scope was for all subsidiary buildings and infrastructure related works.