List Magazine Ranks Master Builder Among The 100 Most Influential People Of The 20th Century

List Magazine Ranks Master Builder Among The 100 Most Influential People Of The 20th Century

30 November 1998

Stephen D. Bechtel, Sr. is profiled in the December 7 issue of TIME as one of the 20 "most influential business geniuses of the century" among the 20th century's 100 most influential people. Mr. Bechtel is the only "Builders & Titans" selection who represents the engineering-construction industry. Others on the list include Henry Ford, Akio Morita, Thomas Watson, Jr., Juan Trippe, and Bill Gates. The special issue hits U.S. newsstands today. The online version of TIME can be accessed at www.time.com.

Bechtel-linde Awarded Abu Dhabi Ethylene Plant

Bechtel-linde Awarded Abu Dhabi Ethylene Plant

11 November 1998

Abu Dhabi Polymers Co. Ltd. (also known as Borouge), a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Copenhagen-based Borealis A/S, has awarded the Bechtel-Linde alliance a lump sum, turn key contract for Borouge's first major petrochemical development. The facility, which will include a world-scale ethylene plant, utilities, offsites, and interconnecting pipelines, will be located in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.