Bechtel Takes the Gold for Driving Safety Challenge Online Course

Bechtel Takes the Gold for Driving Safety Challenge Online Course

28 September 2007

Bechtel Corporation announced today that it has received a Brandon Hall Custom Content Gold Award for its Driving Safety Challenge online training course. The Bechtel course teaches driver safety techniques through “real life” hazard simulations. The aim is to improve driving skills of Bechtel employees, especially those who spend some of their working day in a vehicle, by increasing their awareness of how to react effectively to challenges on the road.

Bechtel to Proceed on Major Texas Refinery Expansion

Bechtel to Proceed on Major Texas Refinery Expansion

24 September 2007

Bechtel has received approval to proceed with detailed design and construction equivalent to building the nation’s first new refinery in more than 30 years. On Friday, the owners of Motiva Enterprises LLC (jointly owned by Saudi Refining, Inc. and Shell Oil Co.) approved the final investment for the project, which will add 325,000 barrels per day (b/d) to its Port Arthur, Tex., refinery.

Bechtel Names Three New Technical Fellows

Bechtel Names Three New Technical Fellows

13 September 2007

Bechtel Corporation, the largest U.S. contractor, today named three employees as Bechtel Fellows, a select group of 20 experts in science and technology who have made outstanding contributions to the company and their professions. 

U.S. Government Issues Audit Report on Bechtel's Iraq Reconstruction work

U.S. Government Issues Audit Report on Bechtel's Iraq Reconstruction work

26 July 2007

In a newly released review of Bechtel’s spending under its $1.3 billion Phase II Iraq reconstruction contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) reported that the program “accomplished a substantial amount of work that contributed to the reconstruction of Iraq, particularly in the electricity and water and sanitation sectors.”  

 

 

Bechtel Projects Reach New Safety Milestone Worldwide

Bechtel Projects Reach New Safety Milestone Worldwide

24 July 2007

 Halfway through the year, 46 Bechtel projects around the world have each achieved more than 1 million consecutive safe work hours, underscoring the company’s commitment to “zero accidents.”