Technical Excellence

Bechtel Leads the Way on Seismic Structural Engineering

Bechtel Leads the Way on Seismic Structural Engineering

Bechtel has been the industry leader in designing and building earthquake-resistant structures for more than 70 years and maintains an Earthquake Engineering Center.

September 04, 2019 3 min read By: Brian James, Business Communications Specialist
Cheniere Energy Sabine Pass LNG Case Study

Cheniere Energy Sabine Pass LNG Case Study

This paper sheds light on the economics, technology/design features, execution facets, and operational flexibility of Sabine Pass LNG project, as well as provides some detailed on the startup and commissioning aspects of the first two trains.

June 04, 2019 By: Pradeep Pillai, LNG Technology Group Manager
Compressed Gas Energy Storage

Compressed Gas Energy Storage

This paper addresses an alternative solution to concerns pertaining to conventional compressed air energy storage, including utilizing an existing and operational natural gas storage facility in a simultaneous capacity for energy storage.

April 22, 2019 By: John Gülen, Senior Principal Engineer
Stability of Excavations in Karst for Deep Underground Stations of Lines 1 and 2 of Riyadh Metro Project

Stability of Excavations in Karst for Deep Underground Stations of Lines 1 and 2 of Riyadh Metro Project

Vertical excavation techniques & support measures in the soil & associated rock properties for the Riyadh Metro Project are described here.

April 13, 2019 By: Joan Aranda Gelabert , Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Advanced Modeling Methods and Tools Applied to Aluminium Smelter Projects

Advanced Modeling Methods and Tools Applied to Aluminium Smelter Projects

Aluminium smelter configurations now apply LEAN methods to eliminate waste & reduce accidents.

April 17, 2018 By: Guest Author
PLC-Based Real-Time Rheological Process Analyzers for Non-Newtonian Processes

PLC-Based Real-Time Rheological Process Analyzers for Non-Newtonian Processes

Designing and deploying process analyzers capable of providing real-time rheological characterization of non-Newtonian processes continues to be a challenge.

April 15, 2018 By: Michael Mwembeshi, Senior Control Systems Engineer
Impact of Site Response Epistemic Uncertainty within a Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis Framework

Impact of Site Response Epistemic Uncertainty within a Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis Framework

Bechtel conducted the epistemic uncertainty in two cases with five profiles for a PSHA framework.

April 10, 2018 By: Guest Author
Technical Innovation at the Amrun Project

Technical Innovation at the Amrun Project

The Amrun Project encompasses the engineering, procurement, and construction management (EPCM) of a range of infrastructure required to support a new bauxite mine on part of Rio Tinto’s existing lease, south of the Embley River, between Weipa and Aurukun on the Western Cape York Peninsular, Queensland, Australia.

April 05, 2017 By: Joanna Winters, Communications Manager