Oil Platform

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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