Bechtel Donates $250,000 for New STEM School in Washington State

Bechtel Donates $250,000 for New STEM School in Washington State

31 January 2013

Bechtel has donated $250,000 to fund the new Delta High School, a public school focused on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The gift was made to the Washington State STEM Education Foundation, which is leading the effort to build the new school in the Tri-Cities area. The new school is being funded through a public-private partnership. 

Waste Water Treatment

Bechtel Acquires Chevron's Waste Water Treatment Technology

28 January 2013

Bechtel announced today the company has purchased Chevron’s Waste Water Treatment (WWT) Process, a technology that improves the efficiency of petroleum refineries. The WWT Process is a proprietary, two-stage sour water stripping process that separates ammonia and hydrogen sulfide streams from sour waters generated by a refinery’s process units. The technology also allows debottlenecking of sulfur plants and can reduce the cost of new sulfur units, especially in refineries that process high nitrogen crudes.

Bechtel's Port Expert Featured on BBC World Service's 'The Forum'

Bechtel's Port Expert Featured on BBC World Service's 'The Forum'

25 January 2013

Bechtel's port expert, Marco Pluijm, was featured on BBC World Service’s The Forum program on January 26, 2013.  The theme of the show, hosted by the BBC‘s Diplomatic Correspondent Bridget Kendall, was, "Connections with the Sea" and Marco was a panelist.  He talked about designing ports of the future and the Bechtel-led research that will make ports safe, as well as a proposal for multi-user hub ports in Africa.

Bechtel Awarded Landmark Offshore Transmission Project

Bechtel Awarded Landmark Offshore Transmission Project

17 January 2013

The Atlantic Wind Connection has selected Bechtel to be the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor for the New Jersey Energy Link, the first offshore electricity transmission system to be built in the United States. Alstom will be the key equipment supplier for the landmark project, which will link energy resources and users in northern, central, and southern New Jersey.

Anadarko Moçambique Area 1

Bechtel Awarded FEED Contract for New LNG Project In Mozambique

17 January 2013

Bechtel has been selected by Anadarko Moçambique Area 1, Limitada to perform a front end engineering and design (FEED) for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in the Republic of Mozambique. This is the first LNG project in the country.

Bechtel-Led Team Awarded Contract for Y-12/Pantex

Bechtel-Led Team Awarded Contract for Y-12/Pantex

08 January 2013

A Bechtel-led team was selected today by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to manage and operate the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., and the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas. Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS), a team that includes Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Lockheed Martin, ATK, and SOC, will manage and operate the facilities within NNSA’s Nuclear Security Enterprise. The five-year contract with NNSA includes options that may extend the contract term up to an additional five years, based on performance.