Bechtel and Subsea 7 to Pursue Offshore Wind and Transmission Projects

Bechtel and Subsea 7 to Pursue Offshore Wind and Transmission Projects

08 October 2012

Bechtel and Subsea 7 announced today that they will work together to develop offshore wind and associated transmission projects in Europe, including the UK and Germany. The non-exclusive joint approach provides customers with Bechtel’s unmatched experience designing and building some of the world’s most complex projects and Subsea 7’s global expertise in seabed-to-surface engineering and construction. Together they provide developers and utilities a single contracting group to take responsibility for the delivery of their projects.

Statement regarding WTP plant design

Statement regarding WTP plant design

28 September 2012

Statement from Frank Russo, Bechtel’s project director at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, regarding plant design:

Bechtel Marks Major Milestone for LNG Projects in Australia

Bechtel Marks Major Milestone for LNG Projects in Australia

22 September 2012

Bechtel announced the first modules for the Curtis Island liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects have arrived in Gladstone, Australia. The prefabricated steel structures, which weigh a combined total of 7,716 tons (7,000 tonnes), are for the Queensland Curtis LNG facility, one of three facilities Bechtel is building on the island.

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for New Power Plant in Texas

Bechtel Awarded EPC Contract for New Power Plant in Texas

18 September 2012

Bechtel announced today the company was awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction contract to build a natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant for Panda Sherman Power, LLC, an affiliate of Panda Power Funds. Bechtel and Siemens formed a consortium to design and build the 758-megawatt facility in Sherman, Texas, north of Dallas. This is the second project Bechtel and Siemens are building for Panda Power Funds. The consortium is also designing and building  the Panda Temple Generating Station, another 758-megawatt natural gas-fueled combined-cycle plant in Texas.

Bechtel's ThruPlus® Coking Technology to be Used in Refinery in Mexico

Bechtel's ThruPlus® Coking Technology to be Used in Refinery in Mexico

17 September 2012

Bechtel has signed a license agreement with Pemex Refinación for the process design of a delayed coking unit (DCU) complex  for the new Tula refinery project in Hidalgo, Mexico. The DCU complex  will use Bechtel’s ThruPlus® Coking technology, a proprietary process for upgrading heavy oil into high value, light hydrocarbon liquids. 

Bechtel Teams With Ocean Exploration Trust to Advance STEM Education

Bechtel Teams With Ocean Exploration Trust to Advance STEM Education

15 September 2012

Bechtel announced today the company is sponsoring nine teachers and five students participating in a pair of 2012 Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) programs that promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education to a global audience. Both the Educator-at-Sea Program and the Honors Research Program combine classroom learning with ocean exploration and provide students with an exciting opportunity to learn more about careers that incorporate STEM.

Bechtel Celebrates Groundbreaking for Panda Temple Power Plant

Bechtel Celebrates Groundbreaking for Panda Temple Power Plant

06 September 2012

Bechtel, along with representatives from Panda Temple Power, LLC, an affiliate of Panda Power Funds, Siemens, and federal, state, and local dignitaries today celebrated the groundbreaking of the Panda Temple Project. The power plant, located in Temple, Texas, will be one of the cleanest natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plants in the United States. Bechtel and Siemens have formed a consortium to design and build the new combined-cycle power plant, which will generate 758 megawatts of electricity and power approximately 750,000 homes.