To meet the fast-track construction schedule, engineering and procurement were performed concurrently in Fluor offices in the Netherlands; California; and Thailand. The project team literally worked around the clock using a dedicated electronic network. The use of 3D CAD provided expedient design reviews, online requisitioning of bulk materials, and such a highly accurate design that field rework was essentially eliminated.
Fluor used its integrated project execution system for material management and cost and schedule control, resulting in the ability to quickly access large quantities of information while providing accurate procurement analysis. Use of this accurate forecasting system minimized surplus material and facilitated detailed planning of construction.
The Fluor-Raytheon team used extensive coordination, detailed scheduling, well-planned temporary facilities, advanced automation, and integrated computer networking to monitor the project schedule and achieve project success.