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Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth

Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC is the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) contractor for the decontamination and decommissioning of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon, Ohio.

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at DOE’s Portsmouth Site. CH2M, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth employs 1,900 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex.


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Fact Sheets
The U.S. Department of Energy has put together a series of fact sheets to provide stakeholders a better understanding of the major projects at PORTS.
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Visitor Guide
The PORTS Visitor Guide provides directions, site security rules, travel information, nearby restaurants and more.
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At Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP), we hire across a spectrum of job families.
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Virtual History
For a detailed history of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, visit our virtual history museum.
Employee Spotlight

Shana Lawhorn

Shana Lawhorn is a contracts administrator for FBP and has been on site for nearly two years. The Minford native is the mom of two boys and she says they keep her busy. In addition to her job responsibilities, Shana has recently joined the FBP Diversity Council and is looking forward to helping grow an atmosphere of acceptance and belonging for all.

“I am definitely in my mom-era right now, if you ever see me out and about there will most likely be two wild boys right beside me.”

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PPPO Environmental Geographic Analytical Spatial Information System (PEGASIS)

PEGASIS was designed to provide dynamic mapping and environmental monitoring data display for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) - Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO). The information made available and the environmental data display tools developed for PEGASIS are the result of input from various stakeholders including DOE and contractor staff, regulatory agencies, and members of the public.