Iraq's Sweet Water Canal Restoration Complete

Iraq's Sweet Water Canal Restoration Complete

21 December 2004

December 21, 2004 -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that Southern Iraq’s Sweet Water Canal restoration was successfully completed last week. The completed USAID project improves the quality and nearly doubles the quantity of treated water produced for the 1.75 million of the Basrah region.

Cheniere Energy Awards Construction Turnkey Contract to Bechtel Corporation

Cheniere Energy Awards Construction Turnkey Contract to Bechtel Corporation

20 December 2004

Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG) announced that its wholly owned limited partnership, Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. (Sabine), and Bechtel Corporation executed a Lump Sum Turnkey Agreement for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) of the Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving, storage and regasification terminal to be located in western Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Sabine intends to give Bechtel Limited Notice to Proceed under the EPC agreement for off-site engineering and preparatory work to commence later this month. Construction at the site is expected to begin during the first quarter of 2005, and the terminal is scheduled to be operational in early 2008.

Bechtel Awarded $1.5 Billion OGD III Gas Expansion Project in the United Arab Emirates

Bechtel Awarded $1.5 Billion OGD III Gas Expansion Project in the United Arab Emirates

03 December 2004

Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company (GASCO), the onshore gas-processing subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has awarded Bechtel the $1.5 billion Onshore Gas Development (OGD) III project  to expand production of the oil and gas field in Habshan, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The project will run from December 2004 to April 2008, and the scope of work covers engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) and commissioning.  

Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff Testifies in Boston About Big Dig Tunnels

Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff Testifies in Boston About Big Dig Tunnels

02 December 2004

Representatives of the Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff joint venture appeared today in Boston before the Joint Transportation Committee of the Massachusetts State Legislature to discuss the issue of water entering tunnels in the Central Artery/Tunnel Project.  The session lasted approximately three hours.

Bechtel Receives First Annual Award for Using Technology to Achieve Exceptional Building Project Val

Bechtel Receives First Annual Award for Using Technology to Achieve Exceptional Building Project Val

22 November 2004

Bechtel has received the first annual award for achieving exceptional building project value from Stanford'sCenter for Integrated Facility Engineering and Harvard's Center for Design Informatics. Companies that entered the competition nominated projects that used effective business methods, enabled by computer applications, to create new facilities that have exceptional value for owners.

Brass LNG Project: Front End Engineering and Design Contract Awarded

Brass LNG Project: Front End Engineering and Design Contract Awarded

11 November 2004

Brass LNG Limited has awarded the contract for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of its liquefied natural gas plant to the San-Francisco based Bechtel Incorporated. It is envisaged that the LNG plant will be sited in Brass, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

Bechtel, Cinergy/PSI, Get to Explore Building Cleaner Coal Power Plant

Bechtel, Cinergy/PSI, Get to Explore Building Cleaner Coal Power Plant

26 October 2004

Bechtel, Cinergy/PSI, and General Electric Company have signed a letter of intent to study the feasibility of constructing a commercial, integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) generating station.  This is the first plant of its kind announced under a recently proposed GE-Bechtel alliance. 

GE Energy, Bechtel Announce Alliance for Cleaner Coal Projects

GE Energy, Bechtel Announce Alliance for Cleaner Coal Projects

04 October 2004

GE Energy and Bechtel Corporation today announced their intent to establish an alliance to develop a standard commercial offering for optimized integrated combined-cycle gasification (IGCC) projects in North America.   IGCC systems convert coal and other hydrocarbons into synthetic gas, which after cleanup is used as the primary fuel for a gas turbine in a combined-cycle system. IGCC systems offer significant environmental benefits compared to traditional pulverized coal power plants.

Usaid Announces the Re-opening of the Tikrit Bridge in Iraq

Usaid Announces the Re-opening of the Tikrit Bridge in Iraq

22 September 2004

 In support of the U.S. Government's rebuilding efforts in Iraq, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the re-opening of the Tikrit Bridge. The bridge is an important link over the Tigris River between the Iraqi cities of Tikrit and Kirkuk. This is the third and final bridge reconstruction along the major transportation routes in Iraq.

Hanford River Shore Cleanup Reaches Half-way Mark

Hanford River Shore Cleanup Reaches Half-way Mark

22 September 2004

Hanford's Environmental Restoration Disposal Facility (ERDF) is celebrating the disposal of five million tons of contaminated materials that came from waste sites, burial grounds, and contaminated facilities located along the Columbia River.