Smart Cities

Bechtel Provides Engineering Insights into the Future of Cities

09 September 2015

Bechtel announced that four of its leading authorities on smart and resilient city infrastructure will share their views at Smart Cities Week, North America’s first major smart city conference and exhibition.  The event, taking place in Washington, D.C., September 15-17, has been organized by the Smart Cities Council, of which Bechtel is a lead partner.

construction of pipelines

Bechtel to Manage Construction of A Dozen New Gas Pipelines in Thailand

01 September 2015

Bechtel announced its selection by Gulf MP Company Ltd of Thailand to manage construction of pipelines that will feed gas into a network of planned new power generation facilities. Bechtel will manage engineering, procurement and construction for 12 new gas pipelines with receiving stations. 

GLNG Plant Project

Bechtel Moves a Step Closer to First LNG Processing on GLNG Project Site

28 August 2015

Bechtel has announced the GLNG Plant Project is a step closer to shipping its first LNG cargo following the introduction of feed gas into the Train 1 processing plant and the successful completion of mechanical runs on all six of the plant’s Train 1 refrigeration compressors. The compressors are a fundamental component of the plant and are at the heart of the liquefaction process for converting coal seam gas to LNG.

Watts Bar Unit 2

Bechtel Salutes TVA, Workforce on Major Milestone for U.S. Nuclear Plant

19 August 2015

Bechtel congratulated the workforce at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Unit 2 in Tennessee – the first new U.S. nuclear reactor expected to come online this century – on the plant’s declaration of substantial construction completion and its request for issuance of an operating license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Thousands of craft and Bechtel non-manual employees are among those who have worked to complete delivery of the plant for TVA.

power plant in Loudoun County

Bechtel Breaks Ground on Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant in Va

06 August 2015

Bechtel announced the groundbreaking on a natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia. The 778-megawatt, Stonewall facility, for customer Panda Power Funds, will generate power for up to 778,000 homes in Virginia and the District of Columbia and is due to start commercial operations by mid-2017. 

Bechtel Wins FEED Contract for the First Floating LNG Facility in the United States

Bechtel Wins FEED Contract for the First Floating LNG Facility in the United States

04 August 2015

Bechtel announced today it has been selected by Delfin LNG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fairwood Peninsula Energy Corporation, to perform front-end engineering and design for the first U.S.-based floating liquefied natural gas vessel (FLNGV) to go into service at Port Delfin.  Port Delfin is a proposed deepwater port and floating LNG facility that will be located approximately 50 miles off the coastline of Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Delfin LNG’s project will be the first offshore floating natural gas liquefaction facility in the United States. Upon the final investment decision, Bechtel is expected to design, build and commission the FLNGV.