ABOUT US

Our Mission Statement

We deliver power, water and services to our customers, constantly driving towards operational excellence based on teamwork, global & local expertise and innovation. We strongly believe in engaging with our stakeholders to develoep solutions that support their vision and ambitions.

History

Suez-Tractebel Operation and Maintenance Oman LLC. (STOMO) was formed as a joint venture between Tractebel Parts and Repair and National Trading Company LLC. (NTC). STOMO is an affiliate of GDF Suez, the world’s third largest power generator and leading power generator in the Middle East - North Africa region. The major shareholder of STOMO is Tractebel Parts and Repair FZE., a company registered in the Dubai free zone and owned 100% by GDF Suez.

STOMO was incorporated on the 1st of February 2007 and commenced the Operations and Maintenance activities of the Al Rusail Power Plant and the Long Term Service Agreements for the gas turbines at the Sohar and Al Ezzel (Bahrain) power plants. On the 1st of October 2007, STOMO initiated mobilization activities at the Barka II project and has successfully generated power during the Early Power Period which started on 29th of July 2008 until 1st of October 2008. The commercial operation of the Barka II plant became effective on 15th November 2009.
On 25th May 2009, NTC divested in STOMO and Sogex Oman LLC. took over the shareholder stake.

Our vision

TO be recognized as a world-class operated by our stakeholders and employees.

Today

Since the merger with Sogex Oman LLC. in May 2009, STOMO has become be the largest provider of operation and maintenance services in the Sultanate of Oman with a net installed capacity of approximately 3,890 MW of electricity and a net capacity of 270,000 m3 per day of potable water.

The Assets

Barka II Power and Desalination Plant

The Barka II Power and Desalination Plant is located approximately 50km northwest of Muscat on the Arabian Peninsula. The Barka facility is owned by SMN Barka Power Company SAOC, a subsidiary of SMN Power Holding Company Limited , itself owned by entities of GDFSuez of France, Mubadala of Abu Dhabi (UAE) and National Trading Company of Oman. SMN and STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility of the station for a period of fifteen years. The entire facility came into Commercial Operation on November 15th, 2009. The Barka II Power and Desalination Plant utilizes Reverse Osmosis technology to deliver 120,000 cubic meters per day of potable water to the Oman Transmission System and gas and steam turbines to deliver 678 MW of electrical power to the Sultanate of Oman. The electricity and water produced is sold to the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC.

Barka III Power Plant

The Barka III Combined Cycle Power Plant is located approximately 50kms northwest of Muscat on the Arabian Peninsula beside the Barka-2 IPWP. The plant is owned by Al-Suwadi Power Co., which is a consortium of IPR-GDF Suez as a lead founder, Multitech LLC, Oman, Sojitz Corporation, Japan, Shikoku Electric Company, Japan and Public Authority for Social Insurance, Oman. Al-Suwadi Power Co. STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the responsibility of O&M of the station for a period of fifteen years. The Power Plant is under construction and will have a total capacity of 745MW generated by Siemens Gas and Steam turbines. The major milestone schedule dates for Early PCOD and COD is 1st May, 2012 and 1st April, 2013 respectively. The generating capacity for early power will be 494MW. The EPC contractors are Siemens of Germany and GS Engineering & Construction of Korea.

Al Rusail Power Plant

Al Rusail Power Station is located inland 40 km west of Muscat in the Rusail Industrial Park and is owned by Al Rusail Power Company SAOC, another subsidiary of SMN Power Holding Company Limited. SMN and STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility of the station for a period of fifteen years. The station is a 665 MW consisting of eight Frame 9E gas turbines that were installed in four phases between 1984 and 2000 with associated generators and transformers. The station burns natural gas as the primary fuel with distillate fuel oil as a backup. The facility was purchased from entities of the Omani Government in 2006 as a part of a privatization plan with operational responsibilities assumed by STOMO in February 2007. Significant expenditure and remedial work has been carried out since takeover in order to drive up the performance level of the plant, as well as its environmental and codes compliance, and its safety and security features to an industry standard to which it is functioning now.

Manah Power Plant

The Manah Power Plant (MPP) is located approximately 180 kilometers Southwest of Muscat and 20 kilometers south of Nizwa. United Power Company SAOG (UPC) and Suez Tractebel Operations & Maintenance Oman (STOMO) have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement on 1st January 2009 whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility of Manah Power Plant for a period of 12 years through an Operating and Maintenance Agreement. Manah Power Plant commenced its operations in October 1996. This Phase I generates power capacity of 90MW and is comprised of 3 nos of GE frame 6 Gas Turbines. Subsequently, in May 2000, the capacity was augmented by a further 180MW with the commencement of operation of Phase 2, which comprised of 2 nos GE Frame 9E Gas Turbines.The total capacity of the plant is 270MW. The power generated from MPP is sold to the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC, under a Power Purchase Agreement, which will continue until 2020.

Sohar I Power and Desalination Plant

The Sohar Power and Desalination plant is located approximately 200km from Muscat on the Batinah Coast of the Sultanate of Oman. The Sohar Power and Desalination Plant is a publicly traded facility fully owned by Sohar Power Company SAOG (Sohar Power).Sohar Power and STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the operational and maintenance responsibility through its subsidiary SOMC of the station for a period of 15 years. The facility came into Commercial Operation on May 27th, 2007. The electricity and water produced is sold to the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company SAOC. The facility utilizes Doosan Multi Stage Flash Desalination technology (MSF) designed to produce 150,000,000 cubic meters of potable water per day and a power plant which exports 585 MW of electricity through Siemens SGT5-2000E gas turbines.

Sohar II Power Project

Sohar II Combined Cycle Power Plant is located approximately 200kms from Muscat on the Batinah Coast of Oman beside the Sohar-1IPWP. The plant is owned by Al-Batinah Power Co., which is a consortium of IPR-GDF Suez as a lead founder, Multitech LLC, Oman, Sojitz Corporation, Japan, Shikoku Electric Company, Japan and Public Authority for Social Insurance, Oman. Al Batinah Power Co.STOMO have entered into an Operation and Maintenance Agreement whereby STOMO assumes the responsibility of O&M of the station for a period of fifteen years. The Power Plant is under construction and will have a total capacity of 745MW generated by Siemens Gas and Steam turbines. The major milestone schedule dates for Early PCOD and COD is 1st May, 2012 and 1st April, 2013 respectively. The generating capacity for early power will be 494MW. The EPC contractors are Siemens of Germany and GS Engineering & Construction of Korea.

This merger allowed STOMO to maximize synergies by using the large reservoir of expertise, optimize centralized purchasing, combine the available tools, having manpower available where needed and reducing the need of external manpower.

Fleet Maintenance

STOMO has a dedicated Fleet Maintenance team which consists of highly skilled mechanical experts and technicians. The fleet maintenance department is responsible for the execution of Long Term Service Agreements (LTSA) for ten V94.2 gas turbines in Oman and Bahrain. The team also offers specialized fleet services supporting specialized inspection and third party services throughout the META and region and globally when required. The team is critical within the region for high valued execution and administration of complex maintenance outages. They are also available to support other IPR-GDFSuez entities as required.