Aggreko Powers Iraq Energy City

BASRA, IRAQ and DUBAI, U.A.E -- (September 4th, 2013): Aggreko, the world leader in the provision of temporary power and temperature control services has recently installed a turnkey power solution for ‘Iraq Energy City', Iraq's most advanced Oil Field Community, developed and operating in Basrah, Iraq and the Southern Iraq Headquarters for contractors and International Oil Companies.

Aggreko was awarded the contract by the developer of Iraq Energy City, oil and gas services company Petronor to provide a centralised power solution for Iraq Energy City to meet its growing demand for stable and consistent electricity. Aggreko's 6 MW centralised power plant provides power for Phase 1, a 200,000 square meters site with accommodation, offices, workshops, warehouses and recreational facilities through an energy efficient set of transformers and distribution equipment connected by over 10 kilometres of cable. This delivers uninterrupted power for over 1,000 people who live and work within Iraq Energy City in the heart of southern Iraqi oil and gas fields.

"We chose Aggreko as we were confident they could provide stable and consistent power in the high desert temperatures of Southern Iraq. Aggreko is known for its expertise and experience in delivering solutions in harsh weather conditions, as well as for their commitment to quality. We wanted to provide our growing number of residents with safe, quiet and clean power generation and Aggreko helps us deliver our promises to our tenants" said Mr. Andres La Saga, Business Development Manager, Petronor.

"We are pleased to be working with the Petronor Group on this Project, playing a key role in providing vital life support to the people residing within the perimeter of Iraq Energy City. This venture demonstrates the commitment of both Petronor and Aggreko to provide excellent services in challenging conditions", said Patrick Boerman, Area General Manager Iraq and Major Projects for Aggreko in the Middle East region.

About Petronor

Petronor, FZE,, is a privately owned company with headquarters in Dubai, UAE. The company was founded in 2001 and provides services to the oil and gas industry in Iraq from its offices in Baghdad and operating bases at Baghdad International Airport and Iraq Energy City, Basra. In addition to Iraq Energy City, Petronor also offers oilfield services such as Environmental Studies and Water Services in partnership with Aquateam AS of Norway, and their Safe FieldsTM technology where Mobile Collaboration Centers offer secure, remote access to oil fields in Iraq.

About Aggreko 

Aggreko plc is the world leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature control solutions. Aggreko employs over 5,700 people operating from 194 locations. In 2012 we served customers in about 100 countries, and had revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.5bn or Euros 2.0bn). Aggreko plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L), is a member of the FTSE-100 index, and is headquartered in Scotland. For more information, please visit the company website at

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