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Coast of Nigeria

Offshore Oil Platform

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Critical Power on the High Seas

Rugged, reliable, serviceable, and built to tough specifications are all descriptive of the unique power needs of the Petroleum Industry.

This Enercon custom-designed generator set package provides power to a floating off-shore petroleum drilling, storage, and offloading facility off the African coast in the Atlantic Ocean.

Through the years, Enercon has developed a reputation for meeting all those requirements with control systems, switchgear, mechanical assemblies, enclosures & packages, and mobile equipment in almost every major oil field in the world plus many floating and anchored platforms, loading facilities, pumping & compression facilities, and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plants.


Project Specifications


- 8,000 Horsepower, air start

- Oversize radiator system for 15% additional capacity for jacket water and fuel cooling


- 5.2 Megawatt total power

- 6.5 MVA

- 6.6 kV, 50Hz


- 316 Stainless steel

- Sound attenuated to 85 db(A)

- Designed for 100 mph wind loads

- 65' long, 24' wide, 24' high

- Weight = 192 tons

- Piping, valves, and fittings 316/316L stainless steel tested per API

- Explosion-proof interior lighting

- Photocell exterior lighting

- Fire suppression system per NFPA 750 with 100% back-up reserve, Hi-Fog water mist, fire & gas detection system & manual pull stations

- ANSI, IEEE, NEMA, IEC, AWS, and API compliant

- Double trolley and hoist system in the enclosure for engine maintenance

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