Bechtel Completes Extraordinary Module Program for Curtis Island LNG Projects

Bechtel Completes Extraordinary Module Program for Curtis Island LNG Projects

02 December 2014

Bechtel announced that all 260 modules comprising the three liquefied natural gas plants the company is building on Curtis Island are now on site, a significant milestone in their construction. The final module was delivered to the Australia Pacific LNG project this week. The modules, prefabricated steel structures that house the production units, were built by Bechtel in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines then shipped to Australia. 

Bechtel Completes Second Combined-Cycle Plant for Panda Power Funds

Bechtel Completes Second Combined-Cycle Plant for Panda Power Funds

20 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the company has completed the Panda Sherman Power project in Sherman, Texas, two weeks ahead of schedule. The 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled combined-cycle power facility is owned by Panda Power Funds and boasts advanced emissions control technology that makes it one of the cleanest plants in the nation. The commissioning of Panda Sherman follows the early completion of Panda Power Temple I, an identical plant that Bechtel built in Temple, Texas.

Bechtel-led Project Recognized for Engineering and Construction Excellence

Bechtel-led Project Recognized for Engineering and Construction Excellence

20 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the project team at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant has received the American Institute of Chemical Engineers’ 2014 Engineering and Construction Award, one of the organization’s most prestigious honors. Bechtel, along with URS, Battelle Memorial Institute, and General Physics, is designing, building, and starting up the facility that will safely destroy a stockpile of chemical weapons currently in storage at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot in Colorado.

Bechtel to Design and Build a Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Virginia

Bechtel to Design and Build a Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Virginia

17 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the company is part of a consortium awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant in Loudoun County, Virginia. The Stonewall Energy Project, a 778-megawatt facility with advanced emissions-control technology, will be one of the cleanest and most efficient plants in the nation. This will be the fourth power plant the Bechtel-Siemens consortium has built for Panda Power Funds.

Nancy Higgins

Bechtel’s Chief Ethics Officer Honored

14 November 2014

Bechtel’s chief ethics and compliance officer Nancy Higgins is being honored with the 2014 Carol R. Marshall Award for Innovation in Corporate Ethics.

 Bechtel Named a Military Friendly Employer

Bechtel Named a Military Friendly Employer

11 November 2014

Bechtel announced that the company has once again earned the Military Friendly Employer® title conferred by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The title is awarded to companies that demonstrate a commitment to transitioning military personnel, veterans, U.S. National Guard members, and military reservists through hiring and training programs as well as company policies.

Bechtel Shares Expertise in Building Sustainable Infrastructure

Bechtel Shares Expertise in Building Sustainable Infrastructure

10 November 2014

Bechtel announced  that three of the company’s leading authorities on infrastructure will share their views at the 1st International Road Federation Asia regional conference. The event, which takes place November 17-19 in Bali, Indonesia, will showcase global best practices for designing and building roads, and experts will discuss how they can be replicated or adapted to meet Asia’s needs.

Bechtel Offered Key Contracts for Groundbreaking UK Military Support Program

Bechtel Offered Key Contracts for Groundbreaking UK Military Support Program

04 November 2014

The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MOD) today announced it has offered Bechtel two contracts to become a managed-service provider as part of its effort to transform the delivery of military support services. Bechtel will drive improvements in purchasing, project management, and other key equipment programs for the UK’s naval and air forces through MOD’s Defence Equipment and Support organization.

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Bechtel Selected for Oil Production Facility Expansion Project in Kazakhstan

Bechtel Selected for Oil Production Facility Expansion Project in Kazakhstan

27 October 2014

Bechtel has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, procurement, and construction services to build four crude-oil storage tanks at the TengizChevroil oil production facility in Tengiz, Kazakhstan. The company also will modernize the fire and gas detection systems across the entire crude tank farm. TengizChevroil is a joint venture of Chevron, ExxonMobil, KazMunayGas, and LukArco.