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Department of Energy Recognizes the Portsmouth Site Project for Exceptional Project Management

WASHINGTON D.C. -- April 18, 2023 -- Deputy Energy Secretary David Turk presented the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) with the prestigious DOE Project Management Award of Excellence for the Portsmouth Site in Ohio.

Deputy Energy Secretary David Turk, from left, presents the DOE Project Management Excellence Award for the On-Site Waste Disposal Facility Capital Asset Project-1 to Portsmouth Federal Project Director Jud Lilly, Portsmouth Site Lead Jeremy Davis and Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Manager Joel Bradburne during a ceremony last week.

Each year, the Department recognizes projects that have demonstrated excellence in the project management discipline. The DOE Project Management Excellence Award for 2022 was presented to the PPPO team for successfully delivering the On-Site Waste Disposal Facility Capital Asset Project-1. The facility is the anchor project supporting cleanup at the former Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The project provided disposal capacity to support the demolition of the 29-acre two-story X-326 uranium process building, which was completed last year. It also provides the disposal capacity for the excavation of two contaminated groundwater plumes at the Portsmouth Site, helping meet commitments to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

“Congratulations to the DOE PPPO Site Office for receiving this honor,” said Fluor-BWXT President and CEO Greg Wilkett. “The FBP team put safety first and focused on providing exceptional support to DOE in the execution of this project.”

The disposal facility project was completed 22 months ahead of schedule and came in at $37 million less than the projected $285 million budget. The Department commended the Portsmouth Site project team for achieving exceptional results on such a vital project.

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Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit