Intergen Announces Brazilian Power Project

Intergen Announces Brazilian Power Project

28 March 2001

InterGen, a Bechtel-Shell venture, today announced the execution of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Brazilian utility Companhia Paulista de Forca e Luz for the development of Carioba II, a 945 MW gas-fired combined cycle generation facility to be located within the municipality of Americana, in the state of Sao Paulo.The PPA was marked yesterday by a signing ceremony witnessed by various senior Brazilian State and Federal Officials: Afonso Henriques, National Secretary of Energy representing the Minister; Mario Santos, President of National System Operator; Mauro Arce, Secretary of Energy for the State of Sao Paulo. Carioba II is the first of Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy classified priority thermal projects to execute a PPA. The Carioba II PPA is also the largest power purchase contract ever executed between private parties in Brazil.

Bechtel/sinopec Engineering, Inc./foster Wheeler Consortium Awarded China Petrochemical Contract

Bechtel/sinopec Engineering, Inc./foster Wheeler Consortium Awarded China Petrochemical Contract

15 March 2001

A consortium of Bechtel Petroleum & Chemical of the United States, Sinopec Engineering, Inc. (SEI), of China, and Foster Wheeler Energy Limited of the UK (BSF) said today that it is very pleased to have been awarded a project management contract to support a major petrochemical complex in southern China.The contract was awarded by CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited (CSPC), a joint venture of Shell Nanhai BV with 50 per cent shareholding and CNOOC Petrochemicals Investment Limited (CPIL), also with 50 per cent. CPIL is owned by CNOOC (90%) and the Guangdong Investment & Development Company (10%).

Cspc Nanhai Petrochemical Complex Awarded To Bechtel-led Joint Venture

Cspc Nanhai Petrochemical Complex Awarded To Bechtel-led Joint Venture

01 March 2001

A joint venture led by Bechtel was awarded a contract by CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Ltd. for the CSPC Nanhai petrochemical complex at Huizhou, in southern China's Guandong province. The $4.05 billion, 800,000-ton-per-year ethylene-based project consists of 11 chemical plants and associated services. Completion in scheduled for late 2005. The joint venture also includes Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd. and Sinopec Engineering Inc.

Bechtel Begins Engineering And Program Management For The Bay Area Rapid Transit District´s 39-stati

Bechtel Begins Engineering And Program Management For The Bay Area Rapid Transit District´s 39-stati

01 March 2001

Bechtel has begun engineering and program management for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District's $1.3 billion seismic retrofitting of its 150-kilometer-long, 39-station system in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bechtel is establishing retrofit criteria, and designing and managing construction of the initial segment of the project. Remaining segments will be retrofitted in phases over 5 to 9 years.

Bechtel And Saic Begin Work For Doe´s Waste Management Program

Bechtel And Saic Begin Work For Doe´s Waste Management Program

01 March 2001

Bechtel, in partnership with Science Applications International Corp., has begun work on the management and operating contract for the civilian radioactive waste management program for the U.S. Department of Energy. The $3.1 billion, five-year contract supports DOE's efforts to design, construct, and operate a permanent geologic repository to safely store the nation's spent nuclear fuel and other high-level radioactive waste at Yucca Mountain, nearly 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Meizhou Wan Project, First Foreign-owned Power Plant In China

Meizhou Wan Project, First Foreign-owned Power Plant In China

01 March 2001

Bechtel is nearing completion of the first foreign-owned power plant in China, with an exceptional record of safety and diversity. The 724-megawatt, coal-fired Meizhou Wan project also was Bechtel's first lump-sum turnkey job in that country. The project brought together a cross-cultural team representing many languages, religions, and nationalities. Bechtel designers, engineers from Fujian Design Institute and Fujian Test Institute, and a blend of foreign and domestic construction workers completed 17.3 million job hours with only one lost-time accident.