Client
Enron Power Corporation
Location
Subic Bay, Philippines

Subic Bay 108 MW Power Plant

Fluor was contracted to perform engineering, procurement and seconded construction management for a fast-track power plant installation.

The plant design generated a nominal 108 MW of electricity for delivery to the National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR) of the Philippines. The project was successfully completed in less than twelve months. The scope of project was completed for less than the initial budget.​


Client's Challenge

Due to the severe power shortage in the Philippines, the project was scheduled to achieve commercial operation in less than one year. The plant site is located within the old U.S. Subic Bay Naval Base in the Philippines. The Subic Bay Plant is a simple cycle power plant utilizing multiple, medium-speed diesel engine generator sets.


Fluor's Solution

Fluor accomplished this by implementing and improving many of the innovative approaches and lessons learned of the previous Batangas project.

Virtually all materials and equipment were procured early for overseas shipment to the Philippines. The eight diesel engines weighing 2 70 tons each were delivered to the project site via amphibious landing vessels.

Engine cooling is provided by circulating water through horizontal tube air coolers in closed loops. The eight Wartsila VASA 46 diesel engine generator sets and some associated equipment are housed within a large building for weather protection and noise abatement.

The plant includes storage facilities for the fuel, a black start generator, a control room and an electrical substation. Process and oily water are collected and treated in an API separator and dissolved air flotation unit before release into the bay.


Conclusion

The project was successfully completed in less than twelve months. The scope of project was completed for less than the initial budget.​