Rockdale / Patache II

Rockdale / Patache II

Application Solutions was contracted by Continental Energy Corp (a joint venture consisting SIMSA S.A, PMT Ingerios, Calpower PSC) be the primary technical liaison between CEC, Dixie Equipment Company and Northeast Riggers LLC in the dismantling of a 90 MWe Steam Turbine Power Plant located in Rockdale TX.

Application Solutions was responsible for coordinating the efforts of the Boiler / Structural Engineering Firms with the dismantlers so as to save only the equipment that would be refurbished and reinstalled at the Patache II power plant to be installed 90 miles south of Iquique in northern Chile.

Application Solutions also performed several design tasks such as the hydraulic design of the
Sea Water Cooled Condenser Cooling System which consisted of a Pump Station located 1.5km away and some 80 meters lower than the proposed plant, a condenser cooling circuit energy recovery turbine generation station, Condenser water thermal dissipation system to comply with the World Bank Temperature Difference limits, Redesign of the Steam Turbine Cooling System and other design related tasks.