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.

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 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.

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.

Bechtel National Planetarium Opens at Columbia Basin College

Bechtel National Planetarium Opens at Columbia Basin College

05 December 2012

Bechtel announced today the opening of the Bechtel National Planetarium at Columbia Basin College (CBC) in Pasco, Washington. Equipped with the latest technology, the facility is designed to increase interest in math and science education through astronomy.  The planetarium, funded in part by a $100,000 donation from Bechtel, illustrates the power of communities and businesses partnering to encourage the next generation of scientists.

Bechtel to Manage Saudi Megaproject for Ma’aden

Bechtel to Manage Saudi Megaproject for Ma’aden

03 December 2012

Bechtel has been awarded the overall program management contract for the King Abdullah project for Waad Al Shamaal City development by Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden). Bechtel, which developed the megaproject’s master plan, will oversee the engineering and construction of the planned city and industrial complex, near Turayf in northern Saudi Arabia. The company will also perform the front-end engineering and design of the planned city.

Bechtel Team Receives Top DOE Safety Award

Bechtel Team Receives Top DOE Safety Award

29 November 2012

Bechtel announced today that Savannah River Remediation (SRR) has received the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star of Excellence award. The honor recognizes SRR for its programs to ensure the health and safety of workers at DOE’s Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina. Bechtel is part of SRR, the liquid waste contractor responsible for the remediation of radioactive waste at the former nuclear weapons production facility.

Bechtel Completes New Stretch of Kosovo Motorway

Bechtel Completes New Stretch of Kosovo Motorway

29 November 2012

Bechtel and its joint venture partner, Enka, delivered an additional 11.5 miles (18.5 kilometers) of the Kosovo “Ibrahim Rugova” Motorway. The new section was completed seven months ahead of schedule and within budget. Since 2010, Bechtel and Enka have delivered 38 miles (61 kilometers) of the motorway, which now connects the Kosovo capital of Pristina and the industrial region of Peja to Morinë on the border with Albania.