Bechtel Wins Australian National Safety Award

Bechtel Wins Australian National Safety Award

22 October 2014

Bechtel has been recognized for its commitment to safety on the GLNG plant project with a National Safety Award of Excellence from the National Safety Council of Australia.

Bechtel Begins Construction on Expanded Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas Facility

Bechtel Begins Construction on Expanded Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas Facility

21 October 2014

Bechtel started construction at the Tilbury Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in British Columbia. FortisBC, the owner and operator of the facility, awarded Bechtel an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to expand its Tilbury facility, which will include a new 1-billion-cubic-foot full-containment LNG storage tank. The company also is responsible for the startup and commissioning of the new liquefaction facility.

Bechtel Responds to Inspector General’s Memorandum

Bechtel Responds to Inspector General’s Memorandum

20 October 2014

We are disappointed in the language contained in the Inspector General's special review memorandum. Bechtel went above and beyond in cooperating with the OIG's investigation--providing requested documents for review and people to interview, in accordance with the protocol agreed to with the IG. 

Bechtel Selected to Design New Liquefied Natural Gas Project in Louisiana

Bechtel Selected to Design New Liquefied Natural Gas Project in Louisiana

08 October 2014

Bechtel has been selected by Louisiana LNG Energy, LLC to provide front-end engineering and design for a new midscale liquefaction facility and export terminal in Louisiana, south of New Orleans on the Mississippi River. The design will center on a modular approach, which shortens the construction schedule and accommodates future expansion.

Bechtel Reorganizes to Strengthen Company’s Global Capabilities

Bechtel Reorganizes to Strengthen Company’s Global Capabilities

06 October 2014

Bechtel, one of the world’s leading engineering, project management, and construction companies, announced today that the company will combine its civil and most of its power business units to create the Bechtel Infrastructure global business unit (GBU).

Bechtel, US Department of Energy Set Path to Complete Key Nuclear Facility

Bechtel, US Department of Energy Set Path to Complete Key Nuclear Facility

01 October 2014

Bechtel announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has authorized the company to resume engineering work on a key facility in a complex of buildings at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant—a facility in Washington state that will treat some of the nation’s most challenging liquid radioactive waste. 

Bechtel Completes State-of-the-Art Combined-Cycle Plant in Texas

Bechtel Completes State-of-the-Art Combined-Cycle Plant in Texas

25 September 2014

 

Bechtel announced today that it has completed the Panda Temple I Generating Station in Temple, 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. 

 

Bechtel Recognized as One of the World’s Top Contractors

Bechtel Recognized as One of the World’s Top Contractors

02 September 2014

Bechtel once again has been named one of the world’s top contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. The company ranked third on the magazine’s Top 250 International Contractors list, the same as last year, and ninth on the Top 250 Global Contractors list, one spot up from last year. On both lists, Bechtel was the highest-ranked company headquartered in the United States.

Bechtel Puts LNG Tanks to the Test on Curtis Island Projects

Bechtel Puts LNG Tanks to the Test on Curtis Island Projects

19 August 2014

Bechtel has successfully hydro tested two additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks built on Curtis Island in Queensland. The tests confirm that the tanks built for the Australia Pacific LNG and Santos GLNG plants are ready to store LNG and follow the successful test of a tank at the Queensland Curtis LNG project earlier this year. Bechtel is the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor for the plants, being built simultaneously side-by-side.