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Black & Veatch awarded consultancy role in Cirebon power plant project

JAKARTA ( – Black & Veatch said it will oversee the scheduling, design, quality control of equipment supplied, and construction activity for the 1,000 megawatt (MW) Cirebon 2 Project just east of the City of Cirebon in West Java, Indonesia.

Veatch has been appointed as the Owner’s Engineer by PT Cirebon Energi Prasarana to help deliver an operationally efficient and much needed coal power plant on time. The company has had more than 40 years of experience in power generation development in Indonesia.

“We are playing a critical role in helping the Owner prepare the project for construction and are focusing on overseeing the contractors’ performance as well as the quality of equipment supplied. Our role includes review of the engineering design documents, carrying out shop inspections in person and monitoring the delivery of key components throughout the supply chain,” said Tariq Aziz, Director, South Asia, Power Generation Services, Black & Veatch.

The expansion of the existing facility with a 1,000 MW coal-fired ultra-supercritical (USC) unit will serve as a key base-load generation asset for Indonesia’s power grid as part of the government’s 35,000 MW expansion plan.

The Owner’s consortium consists of Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni), PT. Indika Energy Tbk (Indika), Samtan Co., Ltd. (Samtan), Korea Midland Power Co., Ltd. (KOMIPO), and JERA Co., Inc.

Black & Veatch has extensive Owner’s Engineer experience on power generation plants throughout the world providing project management, programmatic quality assurance and quality control, knowledge and skills transfer and other engineering services. Black & Veatch is also an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor in Indonesia and globally, having served as the Prime Contractor on many projects throughout the world, including in Southeast Asia. (*)

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