Energy & Resources
SMEC provides integrated consultancy services and end-to-end asset management solutions on major energy infrastructure, mining and oil and gas projects worldwide.
SMEC has its origins in one of the world’s most complex hydroelectric projects, the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Scheme in Australia.
Since then, we have grown and expanded our service offering to provide specialist capabilities covering the complete geotechnical, hydrological, civil, electrical and mechanical scope for the development of hydropower and energy infrastructure and associated networks.
We offer complete and comprehensive services across the life of energy, mining and oil and gas projects worldwide. As a leader in the field of energy, our specialist capabilities extend to hydroelectric schemes, renewable energy, dams, transmission and distribution networks, thermal and geothermal, geotechnics and tunnels.
We have expanded our expertise in the technical design and management support of mining infrastructure, to include the management of complex mineral processing plant designs and associated plant wide infrastructure. Delivering innovative mining project solutions, we ensure optimal maintenance, supply chain efficiency and business operations performance.
We offer a full range of oil and gas support services for onshore oil and gas field development and processing facility projects worldwide. We are dedicated to providing effective oil and gas solutions that meet logistical, scheduling and environmental requirements, ensuring clients achieve the greatest possible value from their assets.
Bakun Hydroelectric Power Plant
The Bakun hydroelectric project features a 205 m high concrete faced rockfill dam (the third highest dam of its type in the world) with a twin chute spillway of 15,000 m3/s total capacity. The power station comprises eight 300 MW nominal capacity generating units in a surface power station structure located at the base of the dam.