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Becht Engineering - A service-oriented engineering consulting firm focused on providing technically excellent engineering services and innovative, sustainable solutions for clients worldwide. We are the “go-to” firm that clients approach when the job needs to be done right – the first time. The Becht Team comprises world-class resources that provide unparalleled engineering solutions, project management support, and technically excellent engineered products.

Headquartered in New Jersey, Becht has offices throughout the U.S. and in Canada that allow Becht’s experienced and knowledgeable resources to partner and support clients throughout all phases of a project.

Recent projects and the industries that Becht supports include:

  • Oil Refineries – planning and managing turnarounds
  • Petrochemical – repair of steam cracking furnace
  • Oil & Gas Production – reliability & maintenance planning; design of high pressure well head/downhole equipment
  • Equipment Manufacturers – design of equipment for severe services
  • Industrial Gas – troubleshooting world's largest nitrogen plant
  • Fossil and Alternative Power – evaluating and troubleshooting water hammer for fossil power plant and large solar power plant
  • Nuclear Power – LOCA analysis
  • New Processes – Pilot plant design/readiness reviews

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Becht Services

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Becht Engineering has industry-leading Corrosion and Metallurgical experts most with significant owner-operator experience covering the refining, petrochemical and chemical industries. We have experts in a wide range of materials including metals, refractories and non-metallics.

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Becht Engineering offers the complete Dimensional Control experience. Our high standards are met by our investment in our own work, those we partner with, and subcontract to, and the technology we rely on to assist us in our aim to provide our customers with a product that surpasses your expectations. Click to read more...

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Becht Engineering personnel have extensive experience conducting due diligence studies in the refining, petrochemical and specialty chemical areas. We conduct due diligence studies for owner-based organizations and private equity firms.
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Becht Engineering has extensive experience and expertise in the field of Fitness-For-Service. We have performed evaluations for all of the damage mechanisms covered in ASME FFS-1/API 579 for clients around the world. We have performed Fitness-For-Service evaluations on piping, pressure vessels, heat exchangers and tanks. Click to Read More...

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Becht Heavy Lift professionals include Professional Engineers with lifetime crane and rigging experience along with Lift Advisor Specialists who have been responsible for refinery wide crane lift activities and maintenance programs. We tailor our oversight to the customer's site specific safe lift practices program and suggest program improvements where applicable. Click to Read More...

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Becht works with the majority of laser scanning, dimensional control, piping, and engineering systems on the market today – providing an innovative perspective and extensive experience to supply exemplary service. Becht personnel have been using Z+F software since its development and offer user training in the use of the LFM Software suite. Click to Read More...

Corrosion & Materials

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Becht Engineering has extensive experience and expertise in the design and analysis of mechanical components, including those for very severe environments such as very high temperatures and pressures. The coupling of extensive design experience and analysis capability enables us to take on the most challenging design projects. Click for more...


Fitness for Service

Dimensional Control

Due Diligence

Heavy Lift

Laser Scanning

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Becht’s typical approach when managing Equipment Consulting projects is to bring a User's/Owner's perspective to address all aspects of the equipment life cycle - from new equipment specifications for projects through engineering, procurement, construction, startup and beyond. We consult in most areas. Click to Read More...

Equipment Consulting

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Becht Engineering supports most types of litigation cases including accident and forensic investigation, technology valuation, insurance claims, products liability and intellectual property among others. Most of our experts have over 30 years of experience in their respective fields. We supply services in Causal Analysis, Expert Opinion and Deposition/Testimony.
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Becht’s senior specialists have worked at all levels of owner operator organizations from board operator to operations director. Having operations specialists who have worked in owner operator organizations for the duration of their careers enables us to provide practical solutions that work. Becht specialists cover a wide range of areas.
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Becht Engineering provides services in the area of capital projects from front-end engineering through startup. Becht’s many staff, field, and management resources help ensure a successful project in terms of safety, budget, schedule, and quality. We have staffed project team positions within an owner’s organization by filling key positions
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Becht is capable of supporting a range of client needs from technical subject matter experts for incident investigations to full process safety compliance and program effectiveness audits. We routinely combine the services of our technical experts to solve unique problems with multiple facets.
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Becht Engineering has the expertise and tools to successfully help clients with plant-wide, unit-wide, or equipment specific reliability issues. These proprietary technologies are documented in Becht’s Reliability Technology Manual. These technologies have been successfully implemented across the globe.
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Becht Engineering meets the engineering modeling and software needs of the Process and Power Industry through the development of proprietary software and custom applications. Our software includes API 579-1/ASME FFS-1, 2016 edition compliant, Fitness-for-Service (FFS) evaluations, Risk-Based Work Selection and Risk-Based Inspection planning.
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Litigation Support

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Becht Nuclear Services provides immediate, around-the-clock support in helping operating plants resolve mechanical and structural integrity issues, in a safe and reliable manner. We provide expert engineering support in the areas of mechanical and structural analysis, qualification, and integrity assessments.
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Process Safety Consulting

Operations Support

Owner's Proj Support

Reliability Technologies

Software & Solutions

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Becht’s SME’s expertise includes equipment specific (e.g. heat exchanger), unit specific (e.g. Crude Unit), and technology specific (e.g. Hydroprocessing) knowledge gained over long careers typically with owner/operator corporations. Becht routinely combines the services of our experts to solve unique problems.
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Process Consulting

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Becht Systems Consulting supports multiple units within the entire complex. These include Instrumentation and Control; Electric Power; and Utility Systems, steam, cooling water, instrument air, firewater, flare, tankage; and receipt and shipment, e.g., marine terminalling and truck/rail loading.
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Becht Engineering can provide resources with an owner's perspective to help ensure your turnaround is successful with respect to safety, quality, cost and schedule. We have seasoned professionals and work processes to successfully manage, plan, review and supervise plant turnarounds.
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Systems Consulting

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Becht Engineering specialists teach a variety of technical courses around the world and are industry experts, who have spent their careers in owner-operator organizations. Arrangements can be made for any of the courses listed in the current training brochure to be taught at or near your site - most courses can be modified suit your needs.
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Technical Training

Turnaround Services

Latest Becht Blogs

Becht News

  • Bad Actors Elimination Program Works...Inspectioneering Journal +

    Rick Hoffman, Director Mechanical Integrity for Becht, was published in the July/August 2017 edition of the Inspectioneering Journal.  Rick's two Read More
  • Improvements and Upcoming Updates to BechtFFS Software +

    Below is a listing of recent enhancements to the BechtFFS software, designed to improve the software’s capabilities as well as Read More
  • Raising the Bar On 3D Laser Scanning +

    Becht Engineering’s Laser Scanning Division Manager, Mike Swymn, was invited to speak at the AVEVA World North America User Meeting Read More
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