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Bechtel sets up Africa regional office in Kenya

Bechtel has set up an Africa regional office in Kenya to facilitate the development of projects throughout the continent.

Although the company has worked for more than 70 years on hundreds of projects across Africa, the Kenyan office is the company’s first permanent presence in the continent.

“Our new office in Nairobi presents an opportunity to focus on building stronger relationships with our customers and their communities,” said Bechtel’s region president for Africa, Andrew Patterson. “We are excited about creating a permanent presence in Africa to support our customers in delivering large infrastructure, oil and gas and mining projects,” he added. Patterson will be based in Nairobi.

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with their customers, they deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth.

Since 1898, the company has completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. They operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. The company and its culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to their values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity.

These values are what the company believes, what the company expect, what the company deliver, and what the company live.

Bechtel is built upon time-tested values of excellence and integrity. This means working to the highest ethical standards and being measured by the enduring quality of their projects. Year after year they are among the safest companies in their industry.

They are committed to leaving a legacy of progress by developing local skills for sustained economic opportunity and volunteering our time and talent to the communities where they work.


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Dennis Ayemba
Country/ Features Editor, Kenya



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