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Company Overview of Black & Veatch Holding Company

Company Overview

Black & Veatch Holding Company operates as an engineering, consulting, and construction company. The company offers services in the areas of asset management/optimization, construction, construction management, consulting and planning, engineering and design, environmental consulting, design build/expanded scope, management consulting, mining, water and energy, physical security, procurement, operations and program management, security, and integrated infrastructure. It serves energy/power, oil and gas, water, telecommunications, federal, and management consulting markets in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1915 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas with addi...

11401 Lamar Avenue

Overland Park, KS 66211

United States

Founded in 1915





Key Executives for Black & Veatch Holding Company

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 55
Chief Executive Officer of Energy Business, President of Energy Business and Executive Director
Chief Administrative Officer and President of the Administrative Division
President of Telecommunications and Executive Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Black & Veatch Holding Company Key Developments

Exelon Generation Selects Black & Veatch as Owner's Engineer

Black & Veatch has been selected as owner's engineer by Exelon Generation for the installation of two 1,000 megawatt combined cycle natural gas units in Texas. The units will meet growing electricity demand in Texas while reducing the amount of water used to produce power in the drought-prone state. The units are being built at Exelon Generation's gas-fired generating stations in Colorado Bend, southwest of Houston, and Wolf Hollow, west of Dallas. New General Electric gas turbine technology, 7HA.02 gas turbines, will make the units among the cleanest and most efficient in the U.S. The units will use dry cooling instead of the traditional wet cooling towers to minimize overall water usage. They are designed for rapid start-up and turndown efficiency to address varying power demands. In 2013, Black & Veatch began providing site feasibility analysis and conceptual design services for the projects. The company also assisted in the selection of major equipment suppliers. This included support with technical and commercial negotiations. As owner's engineer, Black & Veatch's services include engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) specification development and design support. Black & Veatch's end-to-end delivery will ensure project quality and scheduling certainty across all phases of the installation. Project construction began in January 2015. Commercial operation is scheduled for 2017.

Black & Veatch Holding Company Appoints Ann Bui as Managing Director for Water Services in Management Consulting Business

Black & Veatch Holding Company has appointed Ann Bui as managing director for water services in its management consulting business. She is based in Los Angeles. Bui will guide sales, marketing and performance management. Bui joined Black & Veatch in 1989. She has directed numerous asset management and financial analyses for public and private utilities. Bui is a member of the American Water Works Association. She is chair of the group's Finance, Accounting and Management Controls Committee. She is a member of the Water Environment Federation and the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.

Saline Water Conversion Corporation Selects Black & Veatch Holding Company as Design Consultant for Jeddah 4 Project

Saline Water Conversion Corporation has selected Black & Veatch Holding Company as an engineering and design consultant for the Jeddah 4 project. Jeddah 4 will enhance water resources for the city's five million people by creating a 400 mega litres per day reverse osmosis plant. Black & Veatch is a recognised leader in the best practices and technologies shaping the water industry; desalination expertise extends across the entire value chain. Jeddah 4 will be tendered on an engineer, procure, construct basis. Black & Veatch will be responsible for studies of site and adjacent sea conditions, conceptual process and engineering design, and preparation of tender documents. In addition Black & Veatch will support SWCC during the tendering and award of the EPC contract.

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