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Bechtel has been awarded a contract to upgrade the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, Texas, where the company will apply ExxonMobil's proprietary SCANfining technology to increase the production of motor fuels.
Bechtel-led National Aerospace Solutions, LLC has begun ground test operations of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee and facilities in Maryland and California.
Bechtel has been recognized as one of the U.S. Navy Reserve’s “Outstanding Navy Reserve Employers” for 2016.
Bechtel has received the 2016 Large Business of the Year award from the Greater Reston (VA) Chamber of Commerce. The Awards for Chamber Excellence (ACE) were given to Bechtel and nine other winners at the Chamber’s annual meeting.
The inaugural list of the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering has been published on National Women in Engineering Day. Two Bechtel senior, female engineers have been recognized for their contribution to the industry.
Bechtel has extended its partnership with the Central African nation of Gabon, which it has been working with since 2010 to create and implement a $25 billion national infrastructure plan. Together they have established a national infrastructure agency to deliver approximately a hundred projects spanning transportation, housing, education and medical facilities, water and waste management. Achievements so far include completion of more than 800 homes, 600 classrooms, 600 kilometers of roads and Gabon’s first community wastewater treatment plant.
Bechtel has signed a five-year contract extension with the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu to continue its longstanding management services work at Jubail and Ras Al Khair industrial cities.
Bechtel, one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, and construction companies, today announced executive leadership changes that will be effective September 1, 2016.
Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. and Bechtel today announced that on May 27, 2016 they achieved Substantial Completion of Train 1 of the Sabine Pass liquefaction project in Cameron Parish, Louisiana (the "SPL Project"). Commissioning has been completed and Bechtel is turning over care, custody, and control of Train 1 to Cheniere Partners.
Bechtel announced that GLNG Project Train 2, the fifth of six production trains on Curtis Island, has successfully begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG).
New, two-reactor plant in Wales, UK, will provide low-carbon energy for up to 5 million households.
Bechtel has been named the top U.S. contractor by Engineering News-Record. This marks the 18th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration has awarded three Bechtel-affiliated sites all twelve of the agency’s Sustainability Awards for 2016. The Y-12 National Security Complex, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory were recognized for helping aid the department in meeting its goals through innovation and excellence in environmental sustainability.
Bechtel announced it has appointed James Taylor to be general manager of the company’s global Environmental business line, leading government and commercial environmental remediation projects worldwide.
Bechtel has signed a license agreement with Assiut Oil Refining Company (ASORC), a subsidiary of Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), for the process design of a delayed coking unit at the Assiut refinery in Egypt.
Bechtel is among the 133 organizations featured in 2016 Business Roundtable report, “Create. Grow. Sustain: People and Technology,” which details how companies are pursuing innovative strategies to sustain and enhance the quality of life in the United States and around the world.
Eleven high school teams sponsored by Bechtel are competing in the 2016 FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship in St. Louis. They are among more than 550 teams from around the world that qualified to compete in this event, considered the preeminent celebration of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
Edmonton Valley Line designed to meet demands of Canada’s second fastest-growing city.
Bechtel has been selected by Aluminium Bahrain, B.S.C. (Alba) to build the sixth potline for their Alba aluminium smelter in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Bechtel has recognized 35 companies for outstanding work on government and commercial projects with its annual Supply Chain Recognition Awards.
Bechtel received the 2016 Best of Reston Community Service Award from the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce and Cornerstones. Six individual and two corporate honorees were recognized for making a difference in the lives of others in the community.
Meeting the financing need for bankable and sustainable projects is a priority, for both governments and the private sector. Bechtel’s Andrew Patterson, region president, Africa, and notable industry experts, will discuss how to address these challenges during a panel session entitled, “Investing in Sustainable Infrastructure.”
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Bechtel will receive the U.S. President’s Volunteer Services Bronze Award for contributing more than 5,000 volunteer hours in support of Junior Achievement programs.