2014

Bechtel Completes Installation of Modules for LNG Train at Australian Facility Achievement Signals Significant Construction Progress on GLNG Project

GLADSTONE, Australia, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has successfully delivered and installed all of the modules for the first liquefied natural gas production train at the GLNG facility on Curtis Island in Queensland. The successful installation marks a major milestone in the construction of the plant, which will consist of two production trains.

"Milestones such as this demonstrate the expertise and dedication of everyone involved in the project," said Alasdair Cathcart, general manager of Bechtel's LNG business. "With the modules now in place, work is underway to connect the individual parts of the production train in advance of testing them as part of the overall system. We are pleased with the progress and will continue to work with our customer to successfully deliver the facility."

Train 1 is made up of 82 modules that were built at a Bechtel-managed module yard facility in the Philippines and transported to Curtis Island over a 19-month period. Modules for Train 2 are being constructed at the same facility and shipped to the island. The final modules for the second train are scheduled to be delivered and installed later this year.

Bechtel is the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor building three LNG facilities on Curtis Island.  GLNG, Queensland Curtis LNG, and Australia Pacific LNG are all being built simultaneously, side-by-side, making these projects the largest concentration of Bechtel work anywhere in the world. In addition, the company is the principal contractor for the Chevron Wheatstone LNG project in Western Australia and constructed Australia's first LNG facility, at Darwin, in 2005. A global leader in the LNG industry, Bechtel is responsible for about half of LNG liquefaction capacity under construction.

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 www.bechtel.com

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