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  • Bechtel Begins Construction on Expanded Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas Facility
    édité le 23/10/2014 - Plus de news de "BECHTEL" - Voir la fiche entreprise de "BECHTEL"


Bechtel Begins Construction on Expanded Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas Facility
Bechtel started construction at the Tilbury Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in British Columbia. FortisBC, the owner and operator of the facility, awarded Bechtel an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to expand its Tilbury facility, which will include a new 1-billion-cubic-foot full-containment LNG storage tank. The company also is responsible for the startup and commissioning of the new liquefaction facility.

“This is an important project for the region, and we will draw upon our global LNG experience to safely and successfully expand the Tilbury facility,” said Jack Futcher, president of Bechtel’s Oil, Gas & Chemicals business unit. “We are looking forward to working with FortisBC to deliver needed energy to the people of British Columbia.”

Construction is planned to be completed in November 2016. The project will add approximately 46,000 cubic meters of LNG storage and increase the facility’s liquefaction capacity to 1,740 cubic meters per day to meet the growing LNG demands of the transportation sector, remote communities, and industry in British Columbia.

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

About Bechtel

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through five global business units that specialize in civil infrastructure; power generation, communications, and transmission; mining and metals; oil, gas, and chemicals; and government services. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

About FortisBC

FortisBC is a regulated utility focused on providing safe and reliable energy, including natural gas, electricity and propane. FortisBC employs more than 2,200 British Columbians and serves approximately 1.1 million customers in 135 B.C. communities. FortisBC owns and operates two liquefied natural gas storage facilities and four regulated hydroelectric generating plants, approximately 7,150 kilometres of transmission and distribution power lines, and approximately 46,000 kilometres of natural gas transmission and distribution pipelines. FortisBC Inc., FortisBC Energy Inc., FortisBC Energy (Vancouver Island) Inc., and FortisBC Energy (Whistler) Inc. do business as FortisBC. FortisBC is indirectly wholly owned by Fortis Inc. The shares of Fortis Inc. are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol FTS.


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