CCGT Power Plants in the USA - Oklahoma
Anadarko
Location: OK
Operator: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Configuration: 2 X 15 -W, 1 X 44-MW (steam), 3 X 100-MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with 7001E gas turbines, 2 X 45-MW LM6000 gas turbines
Operation: 1953-2009
Fuel: natural gas, oil
Boiler/HSG supplier: Springfield, Riley, GE
T/G supplier: Elliott, Allis Chalmers, GE
EPC: Sanderson & Porter, GE
Quick facts: The three 100-MW STAG 107E blocks at Anadarko completed in 1977. They were the sets to incorporate MS7001E gas turbines with modern firing temperatures of 2000F/1100C. The units are installed indoors.

Photograph courtesy of Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Posted 21 Dec 2015

Bob Orme
Location: OK
Operator: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Configuration: 3 X 50-MW LM6000-S gas turbines
Operation: 2009
Fuel: natural gas, oil
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Burns & McDonnell
Quick facts: These GTs were commissioned in Aug 2009 and are located on the eastern portion of of WFEC’s Anadarko site and were named after Bob Orme, WFEC General Manager of Power Production. This was the first new plant solely owned and operated by WFEC that had been built since the Hugo plant was completed in 1982.

Photograph courtesy of Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
Posted 16 Dec 2015

Charles D Lamb
Location: OK
Operator: Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
Configuration: 103-MW SGT6-2000E gas turbine
Operation: 2015
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: Siemens
EPC: Sargent & Lundy, TIC
Quick facts: Ground-breaking for this GT was on 13 Feb 2014. The site is in northern Kay Co near a Southern Star Gas natural gas pipeline and a recently-built OG&E 345kV transmission line. OMPA is a wholesale power company owned by 39 municipal electric utilities. Charles D Lamb is the OMPA Chairman. The unit went commercial on 16 May 2015.

Photograph courtesy of Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority
Posted 28 Mar 2015

Chouteau
Location: OK
Operator: Associated Electric Cooperative
Configuration: 520-MW, 2+1 CCGT with V84.23A gas turbines
Operation: 2000
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Vogt
T/G supplier: SWPC
EPC: SWPC
Quick Facts: AEI announced this project in Nov 1998 and the power station was dedicated on 27 Sep 2000. The $230mn project was developed by Summit Power as the largest investment in the state since 1990 according to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. It is at MidAmerica Industrial Park north of Chouteau. SWPC was awarded a 12yr O&M contract. Construction began in early 1999 and the units were handed over 1wk early on 23 Jun 2000.

Photograph courtesy of Summit Power Group
Posted 8 Nov 2008

Green Country
Location: OK
Owner: J-Power
Configuration: 3 X 275-MW single-shaft CCGT blocks with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Aalborg
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: NEPCO
Quick facts: This project was originally known as Jenks. It was developed and built by Cogentrix, then taken over by GE Financial Services and Tyr Capital. In Sep 2007, J-Power USA Generation LP, a 50:50 joint venture company of J-Power USA Development Co Ltd and John Hancock Life Insurance Co, completed the purchase of the Green Country power plant. Mizuho Corporate Bank Ltd closed a $110mn financing facility supporting J-Power's investment. Plant operator is NAES. Green Country's safety program received a Combined Cycle Journal Best Practices Award in 2008.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Re-posted 8 Apr 2008

McClain
Location: OK
Operator: Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Configuration: 520-MW, 2+1 CCGT with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ABB
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel
Quick facts: The plant was developed by NRG energy and sold to OG&E in 2004.

Photograph courtesy of McClain Energy
Posted 13 Sep 2003

Northeastern 1&2
Location: OK
Operator: Public Service Co of Oklahoma
Configuration: 1 X 170 MW, 1 X 470 MW, 2 X 150 MW 7001FA gas turbines (repower Unit-1)
Operation: 1961-2001
Fuel: natural gas
Boiler/HRSG supplier: B&W, Nooter
T/G supplier: WH, GE
EPC: Austin, PSOK, B&V
Quick Facts: Unit-1 was repowered with two gas turbines at a total cost of about $135mn. Unit-2 is supercritical.

Photograph courtesy of AEP
Posted 24 Sep 2005

Oneta
Location: OK
Operator: Calpine Corp
Configuration: two 575-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2002
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Nooter
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Duke/Fluor Daniel
Quick Facts: In Aug 2000, Calpine completed the acquisition of the Oneta project from Panda Energy International, the original Plant developer. The 58ac site is in Coweta, southeast of Tulsa. Oneta went commercial in Jul 2002.

Photograph courtesy of Panda Energy
Posted 7 Mar 2012

Ponca City
Location: OK
Operator: Oklahoma Municipal Power Agency
Configuration: 74-MW, 1+1 CCGT with LM6000 gas turbine, 1 X 43-MW LM6000 gas turbine, 1 X 42-MW steam-electric
Operation: 1966-2003
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: ??
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: Black & Veatch, Wood Group
Quick facts: In 1995, OMPA and Ponca City signed an agreement to repower one of two existing steam units at this plant. The repowered steam Unit-1 was uprated to 18.75 MW. The completed project was OMPA's first fully owned and initiated power supply project. At one time, the Ponca City power plant had the largest single group of Nordberg diesel gensets in the world.

Photograph courtesy of Oklahoma Municipal Power Agency
Posted 17 Sep 2009

Redbud
Location: OK
Operator: Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Configuration: 4 X 312.5-MW, 1+1 CCGT blocks with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2004
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: FW
T/G supplier: GE, Alstom
EPC: Bechtel
Quick facts: Redbud was developed by InterGen, sold to Kelson Energy, and then on to an Oklahoma utility consortium in an agreement signed in Jan 2008. The new owners are Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co (51%), Grand River Dam Authority (36%), and Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority (13%). The agreed purchase price was $852mn. The power blocks and ancillary facilities use about 80ac of a 320ac site. Cooling water makeup is from the North Canadian Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Photograph courtesy of Grand River Dam Authority
Posted 16 Sep 2009

Spring Creek
Location: OK
Operator: Westar Energy Inc
Configuration: 4 X 84.5-MW 7EA gas turbines
Operation: 2001
Fuel: natural gas
T/G supplier: GE
Quick facts:  This plant was built by ONEOK near its West Edmond natural gas storage facility in Logan Co. Ground-breaking on the $90mn plant was on 26 May 2000. The project was acquired by Westar in Nov 2006 for $53mn.

Photograph courtesy of Westar Energy Inc
Posted 1 Sep 2014

Tenaska Kiamichi
Location: OK
Operator: Tenaska Operations Inc
Configuration: 2 X 635-MW, 2+1 CCGT blocks with 7001FA gas turbines
Operation: 2003
Fuel: natural gas
HRSG supplier: Deltak
T/G supplier: GE
EPC: BVZ
Quick facts: Tenaska Kiamichi is near Kiowa in Pittsburg County. It was developed by Kiowa Power Partners LLC and is operated by Tenaska. The station can deliver electricity to the Southwest Power Pool or to Texas Reliability Entity (TRE), the latter via an 85mi, 345kV transmission line to Fannin Co, TX. The transmission link, developed by Tenaska, was the among the first to connect a generating plant located outside Texas to the TRE grid. The facility has a long-term electricity production agreement with Shell Energy North America (US) LP.

Photograph courtesy of Combined Cycle Journal
Posted 6 Jul 2013

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 27-Apr-2016

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