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Fluor power station recognized

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A natural gas power facility has been recognized by Engineering News-Record for its design and safety.

The Brunswick County Power Station – designed, engineered and built by Texas-based Fluor Corp. – was awarded Best Design and Excellence in Safety Best Project for the Mid-Atlantic region.

The station is a 1,358-megawatt natural gas combined cycle facility used by Dominion Virginia Power, according to a news release. It began operations in April. Fluor Corp. provided engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services for the facility.

“Receiving this recognition from ENR Mid-Atlantic is truly an honor for Fluor,” said Wolfgang Greinke, vice president of Fluor Power, in the release. “This project exemplifies Fluor’s expertise and commitment to bringing clean, natural gas energy to the grid.”

The award program includes 18 categories and judges selected winning projects from 65 nominations in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes: Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. The awards were presented on Nov. 1.

Fluor Corp. has offices in Greenville.

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