Bechtel Named Top U.S. Contractor for 14th Straight Year

09 May 2012 SAN FRANCISCO

Bechtel Corporation has been named the top U.S. contractor in 2012 by Engineering News-Record (ENR), a leading publication for the engineering and construction industry. This marks the 14th consecutive year that Bechtel has ranked first on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.

In addition, Bechtel ranked number one on the following specialized lists:

  • Top 20 Petroleum
  • Top 20 Transportation
  • Top 20 Power
  • Top 20 Industrial
  • Top 20 Hazardous Waste Contractors
  • Top 100 Contractors by New Contracts
  • Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad 
"This recognition reflects the complexity and magnitude of the projects customers trust us to deliver and is the direct result of the 53,000 people who work at Bechtel. They are the heart and soul of the company and their experience, expertise, and dedication to quality work are the reasons we consistently achieve these rankings,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Riley Bechtel.

Read about ENR’s Top 400 Contractors.

In 2011, Bechtel helped customers achieve their goals on dozens of projects in nearly 40 countries. Through the company’s five global business units, people who work at Bechtel completed or advanced complex projects that include airports, motorways and rail systems; liquefied natural gas facilities and refineries; first-of-a-kind facilities to safely treat radioactive waste and eliminate obsolete chemical weapons; mineral processing facilities in remote locations; a broad range of power generation facilities; and communications infrastructure.

Read about Bechtel’s 2011 accomplishments in the company’s annual report.

About Bechtel

Bechtel is a trusted engineering, construction and project management partner to industry and government. Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.  

Bechtel serves the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. www.bechtel.com

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