Operations & Maintenance Contract (O&M)
The operation and maintenance activities of the plant were assigned to ESBI contracting limited of Ireland (‘‘The Operator”) through an O&M Contract dated March 31, 1996, executed between RPPL and ESBI. The Contract sets out the role and responsibilities of the Operator and the rights/obligations of the Company. The Operator assisted in commissioning the plant and took over responsibilities of operations and maintenance of the plant after the COD as per the terms of the Contract.
The O&M agreement was amended on September 23, 2003 in the form of an Amended and Restated Operation and Maintenance Agreement in order to amend various provisions pertinent to gas operation.
The Company has entered into new O&M Contract arrangement with a consortium of ESBI Engineering & Facility Management Limited and DESCON Power Solutions (Pvt) Limited (O&M Contractor) with effect from 1st December, 2011 till 31st December, 2016. ESBI as consortium leader is having single point responsibility with respect to plant operations and maintenance. The consortium partners coordinate with LTMSA Contractor i.e Siemens Germany and Siemens Pakistan during annual maintenance of the power block. The annual maintenance/overhauls of balance of plant equipment is carried out by O&M Contractor.