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Company Overview of Black & Veatch Corporation

Company Overview

Black & Veatch Corporation provides engineering, consulting, and construction services in the fields of energy, water, and information. The company offers services in the areas of asset management/optimization, construction, construction management, consulting and planning, conceptual and preliminary engineering, environmental consulting, design build, management consulting, mining, water and energy, procurement, program management, security design and consulting, and infrastructure projects. It serves oil and gas, power delivery, power generation, federal, management consulting, telecommunication, and water markets in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1915 an...

11401 Lamar Avenue

Overland Park, KS 66211

United States

Founded in 1915





Key Executives for Black & Veatch Corporation

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of Executive Committee
Chief Financial Officer, Member of Executive Committee and Executive Director
Age: 58
Member of Executive Committee, Executive Director and President of Telecommunications
President of Oil & Gas Business and Member of Executive Committee
Member of Executive Committee and President of Construction & Procurement
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Black & Veatch Corporation Key Developments

Black & Veatch Presents at Canadian Utilities Information & Communications Technology Conference 2016, Sep-21-2016 01:45 PM

Black & Veatch Presents at Canadian Utilities Information & Communications Technology Conference 2016, Sep-21-2016 01:45 PM. Venue: Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Speakers: Edward Sutton, Systems & Project Manager.

Tenaska’s Advanced Natural Gas Power Station Selects Black & Veatch for Engineering, Procurement and Construction Services

Black & Veatch has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a new 925 megawatt natural gas combined cycle power plant. Using advanced, high efficiency turbine technology and a recycled water cooling process, the Tenaska Westmoreland Generating Station will produce enough power to meet the energy needs of 925,000 homes. The station is located near Pittsburgh and will supply electricity to customers in Pennsylvania and 12 other Northeastern states that operate in the PJM market. PJM is a regional transmission organization (RTO) that coordinates the movement of wholesale electricity in the Northeast U.S. The generating station addresses growing electric power demands in the region while using the latest air quality controls to meet all state and federal emissions standards. To maximize efficient water use during power generation, the plant will be able to recycle water through the cooling process multiple times. In addition, two new pipelines to deliver clean-burning natural gas to the plant will be connected to existing regional pipelines. The facility is in the heart of the Marcellus and Utica gas shale fields; as a result it is expected that this local resource will be the primary fuel supply source. The project includes a 500Kv switchyard and switching station as well as 1.5 miles of power transmission lines to connect it to the PJM electric grid. Project construction began in 2016 with commercial operation scheduled in 2018.

Black & Veatch Unveils New Sustainability Offering for Enterprise-Level Market

Black & Veatch has announced a new sustainability offering focusing on the enterprise-level market. The new offering will help large consumers of power, water and other critical resources achieve greenhouse gas emission reduction targets, increase usage of carbon-free renewable energy technologies, minimize water consumption, enhance resilience and promote greater operational efficiency across their organizations. To address rapidly evolving shareholder requests for environmental sustainability programs, Black & Veatch experts will work with enterprises to develop comprehensive sustainable solutions from program conception through execution. Energy assessments, water recycling, renewable energy integration focusing on wind and solar resources as well as advanced battery storage technologies and data analytics are core Black & Veatch services that will be available with the new offering.

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