Conocophillips Optimized CascadeSM Process Employed at World's Largest LNG Train

Conocophillips Optimized CascadeSM Process Employed at World's Largest LNG Train

01 June 2006

ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP] and Bechtel announced today that the world’s newest and largest operating Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plant has been transferred to Atlantic LNG of Trinidad and Tobago after passing a performance test. The plant, which was engineered and constructed by Bechtel, uses the ConocoPhillips Optimized Cascade process designed to safely and efficiently meet the growing demand for clean-burning natural gas.  The plant has a nominal capacity of 5.2 million tonnes per year and was delivered three months ahead of schedule.

Bechtel Joint Venture Lands Georgia Highway Project

Bechtel Joint Venture Lands Georgia Highway Project

25 May 2006

Georgia Transportation Partners, a joint venture including Bechtel, has been awarded a $38.5 million contract to provide development services and preliminary design for the expansion of two interstate highways northwest of Atlanta. The project incorporates new congestion-priced toll lanes, a bus rapid transit system, and truck-only lanes.

Bechtel Picked for Texas Power Expansion

Bechtel Picked for Texas Power Expansion

05 May 2006

Bechtel will design and build some 7,000 megawatts in power generating facilities as part of a massive plan by TXU Corp. to meet the fast-growing demand for electricity in Texas.

LG&E Selects Bechtel as EPC Contractor on Trimble County #2 Project

LG&E Selects Bechtel as EPC Contractor on Trimble County #2 Project

13 March 2006

Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) today announced that Bechtel Power Corp., a division of one of the world's premier engineering, construction and project management firms, has been selected to design and build a second generating unit at the company's Trimble County facility.

Bechtel Reaches Emergency Housing Milestone for FEMA

Bechtel Reaches Emergency Housing Milestone for FEMA

03 March 2006

Having successfully installed more than 35,000 temporary housing units for nearly 100,000 Mississippi residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina, Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI) has begun to transition this responsibility to another contractor at the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Bechtel Helps House Nearly 100,000 Hurricane Victims in Mississippi

Bechtel Helps House Nearly 100,000 Hurricane Victims in Mississippi

24 February 2006

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI) has now installed more than 35,000 temporary housing units for Mississippi residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina. The effort by BNI, under contract to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has set a record for speed in housing people after a U.S. disaster, say federal and state officials. 

Bechtel Efforts House 95,000 Hurricane Victims in Mississippi

Bechtel Efforts House 95,000 Hurricane Victims in Mississippi

17 February 2006

95,000 Mississippi residents displaced by Hurricane Katrina are now living in nearly 35,000 emergency housing units installed and readied for occupancy by Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI) under contract to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Big Dig Carves out Big Economic Impact

Big Dig Carves out Big Economic Impact

17 February 2006

The Big Dig, or Central Artery/Tunnel project has cut the average trip through downtown Boston from 19.5 minutes to 2.8 minutes and will generate $7 billion in private investment and create tens of thousands of jobs, according to a Boston consulting firm.