Bechtel Wins Contract for Liquefied Natural Gas Facility in Canada

13 June 2013 HOUSTON, Texas

Award Builds on Company’s Extensive Experience in the LNG Market

Bechtel today announced it has been selected by Pacific NorthWest LNG to perform front end engineering and design (FEED) for a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in British Columbia, Canada. The FEED covers the gas liquefaction plant, LNG storage tanks, and marine infrastructure that will allow for gas exports. The facility will be located on Lelu Island within the District of Port Edward on land administered by the Prince Rupert Port Authority.

“Bechtel brings extensive global experience in the LNG market to Pacific NorthWest LNG,” said Jack Futcher, president of Bechtel’s Oil, Gas and Chemicals business unit. “We have worked in Canada for more than 40 years and will apply our local knowledge to design and build a world-class facility that will bring economic and social benefits to the local community, the province, and the country.”

Bechtel is the global leader in the LNG industry. The company is responsible for 40 percent of LNG liquefaction capacity under construction today, including four projects in Australia and the first LNG export facility in the United States.

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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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