Fluor Corp. was awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) at Valero Energy Corp.’s Pembroke Refinery in Wales, U.K.
The company will provide heat and power cogeneration project. It has also booked the undisclosed contract value in the third quarter of 2018.
Fluor will cover design, procurement, construction and commissioning support for the new 45 Mega Volt Amps natural gas-fired combustion turbine generator system. Besides, the company will supply power and steam to enhance the refinery’s energy efficiency and operations. Besides, Fluor’s work will also include substations, transformers, electrical and piping tie-ins and a fuel gas pipeline system.
The project is the first to get planning permission as a Development of National Significance process under the Planning (Wales) Act 2015. An integrated engineering team will operate on a reimbursable cost basis. The team is located at Fluor’s office in Farnborough and the Pembroke Refinery.
Fluor’s U.K. office serves a wide range of industries. Thus, that includes energy, chemicals, government, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, infrastructure, mining and power.
“We are pleased to assist Valero with this notable project that will enhance energy efficiency and sustainability at the refinery, which is of significant importance for the economy of Wales and, more particularly, to Pembroke,” said Al Collins, president of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals business in Europe, Africa and Middle East. “Fluor will utilise its in-depth cogeneration expertise together with previous experience of working at the Pembroke Refinery to deliver a capital-efficient project.”