Bechtel Helps Kids Discover Engineering

Bechtel Helps Kids Discover Engineering

26 February 2010

For the past 20 years, Bechtel has partnered with the National Engineers Week Foundation on DiscoverE, a “teach in” in the United States that introduces primary and secondary school students to the exciting possibilities of a career in engineering. Stephen Bechtel Jr, the company's third-generation leader, helped create DiscoverE in 1990, while chairing Engineers Week. Bechtel has backed Engineers Week through financial support and very active employee involvement. Watch video in which Bechtel CEO Riley Bechtel and his father Stephen Bechtel Jr. discuss this innovative program.

Bechtel Announces Epc Contract For Queensland Curtis Lng Project

Bechtel Announces Epc Contract For Queensland Curtis Lng Project

23 February 2010

Bechtel's Oil, Gas & Chemicals business unit has signed a multibillion-dollar EPC contract for the Queensland Curtis LNG project, located on Curtis Island near Gladstone, Australia. The two-train LNG facility will be owned and operated by QGC, a BG Group business. The project is currently ramping up engineering and placing orders for long lead equipment. Full notice to proceed is expected later this year, following approval of the project’s environmental impact statement.
 

Loan Guarantees Offered For Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System

Loan Guarantees Offered For Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System

23 February 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy has conditionally granted $1.37 billion in loan guarantees for construction and start up of the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in southeastern California being built by BrightSource Energy Inc. and Bechtel. Bechtel partnered with BrightSource on the Ivanpah project as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor, and is an equity investor in the project, which will generate approximately 400 megawatts of power.

Bechtel Engineer Talks About Ace Mentor Program

Bechtel Engineer Talks About Ace Mentor Program

05 February 2010

Bechtel environmental engineer Kyra Davis discusses the important role ACE (Architecture, Construction, Engineering) Mentor Program had in her choosing a career in engineering.

Bechtel Project Recognized by Power Engineering

Bechtel Project Recognized by Power Engineering

21 January 2010

The W. H. Sammis Air Quality Control Project, for which Bechtel provided engineering, procurement, construction, and startup services, received honorable mention in the 2010 Power Engineering Projects of the Year awards.  The plant was recognized in the best coal-fired project category.