Australia Pacific LNG

Bechtel Close to Completion with Australia Pacific LNG First Cargo

11 January 2016

Bechtel has announced all three projects on Curtis Island are now operational with Australia Pacific LNG exporting its first cargo. Four of the six LNG trains to be constructed by Bechtel on Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia are now producing LNG with the remaining two trains expected to come online in 2016.

Bechtel and Petrofac partnered to support INJAZ UAE on Innovation Day Camp

Bechtel and Petrofac partnered to support INJAZ UAE on Innovation Day Camp

21 December 2015

Bechtel announced that it has worked with Petrofac, a leading international provider of oilfield services, and INJAZ United Arab Emirates (UAE) to host a Junior Achievement® (JA) Innovation Day Camp in Dubai. The Innovation Day Camp is part of Bechtel’s Building Future Leaders initiative, which seeks to increase the number of students around the world who benefit from JA’s entrepreneurship and work readiness program.

Bechtel Hands Over Operating Liquified Natural Gas Plant to QGC in Australia

Bechtel Hands Over Operating Liquified Natural Gas Plant to QGC in Australia

25 November 2015

Bechtel today handed over operational control of the Queensland Curtis LNG plant to its customer, QGC, completing the transition from construction to permanent operations. The plant, based on Curtis Island, off the coast of Queensland, Australia, is consistently producing at full capacity. 

Bechtel Engages Local Virginia High School Students at “Ethics Day”

Bechtel Engages Local Virginia High School Students at “Ethics Day”

24 November 2015

Volunteers from Bechtel’s Reston, VA, office engaged with seniors at South Lakes High School during an Ethics Day training program.  The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce hosted the event that was supported by several area companies, including Bechtel. Bechtel participants served as table leaders, assisting students as they considered and addressed some of the ethical dilemmas they will be facing in the coming years. 

Bechtel Wins Prestigious U.K. Employer Award for Diversity

Bechtel Wins Prestigious U.K. Employer Award for Diversity

18 November 2015

Bechtel has won one of the top diversity awards in the U.K. The U.S.-based company was presented with the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) Employer Award by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, at a ceremony in London last week, fending off stiff competition. The award recognizes Bechtel’s systematic approach to tackling diversity and inclusion on multiple levels within its organization.

Bechtel Receives AWS Excellence in Welding Award for 2015

Bechtel Receives AWS Excellence in Welding Award for 2015

11 November 2015

Bechtel announced that it received an Excellence in Welding award from the American Welding Society (AWS) at a ceremony in Chicago. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have shown exemplary dedication to promoting the image of welding in their communities.

Bechtel Named “Military Friendly Employer” for Third Straight Year

Bechtel Named “Military Friendly Employer” for Third Straight Year

09 November 2015

Bechtel announced that the company has for the third straight year been named a Military Friendly Employer® by the publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The designation is given to companies that demonstrate a commitment to hiring, training, and retaining current and former military personnel.