Life Time Extension
In order to ensure highest level of performance of Gas Turbines over the next 100,000 operating hours, after completing more than 100,000 Equivalent Operations Hours, on the recommendations of OEM i.e Siemens Germany, the company planned and executed Lifetime Extension measures which included replacement of all major components of gas turbines and compressors during 60 days’ major overhauls in April, May and June of 2012. Supply of all Gas Turbine parts and expert services including LTE activities were carried out by Siemens AG Germany as part of Long Term Maintenance and Service Agreement (LTMSA). Rousch was first ever plant where LTE activities were performed on any Siemens V.94.2 Gas Turbines installed in Pakistan. The plant output was enhanced from 392 MW to 400 MW with 0.75 % improvement in plant efficiency.