June 13, 2018: Bechtel officials have announced plans to consolidate its corporate leadership teams and operations into a new global Headquarters in Reston, Va., by the end of this year, 2018. Company officials said on Thursday, June 7, 2018, that they also plan to transfer corporate positions from Houston and San Francisco to Virginia. Jack Futcher, the Chief Operating Officer of Bechtel, said the consolidation effort is intended to support the firm’s integration, collaboration and decision-making processes. Bechtel currently supports and pursues multiple infrastructure and energy projects in California and Texas. Company officials noted that they will continue to operate a facility in San Francisco and retain the main office for its oil, gas and chemicals business in Houston. Bechtel’s Infrastructure unit has opened an office in Southern California.