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Debt Obligations (Details)

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Debt Obligations (Details) (USD $)
In Millions, unless otherwise specified
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2012
Debt Obligations (Textual) [Abstract]  
Senior secured revolving credit facility $ 700.0
Letters of credit outstanding issued under credit facility 182.4
Debt Obligations (Additional Textual) [Abstract]  
Maturity date of senior secured revolving credit facility 8-2-2016
Credit facility available for revolving loans or issuing new letters of credit 517.6
Reduction in Quanta's maximum funded debt and maximum senior debt by all cash and cash equivalents in excess of amount 25.0
Base rate in excess of Federal Funds Rate 0.50%
One possible rate is this rate in excess of the Eurocurrency Rate 1.00%
Percentage of capital stock of direct foreign subsidiaries required to secure credit agreement 65.00%
Cross default provisions with debt instruments exceeding this amount 30.0
Maximum [Member]
 
Debt Obligations (Textual) [Abstract]  
Interest rate in excess of Eurocurrency rate applicable to domestic borrowings only, plus Mandatory Cost 2.50%
Interest rate in excess of Base Rate, domestic borrowings only 1.50%
Interest rate of credit agreement for foreign borrowings, plus mandatory costs 2.50%
Letter of credit fee 2.50%
Commitment fee 0.45%
Minimum [Member]
 
Debt Obligations (Textual) [Abstract]  
Interest rate in excess of Eurocurrency rate applicable to domestic borrowings only, plus Mandatory Cost 1.25%
Interest rate in excess of Base Rate, domestic borrowings only 0.25%
Interest rate of credit agreement for foreign borrowings, plus mandatory costs 1.25%
Letter of credit fee 1.25%
Commitment fee 0.20%
Swing Line Loans [Member]
 
Debt Obligations (Textual) [Abstract]  
Senior secured revolving credit facility 25.0
Revolving Loans and Letter of Credit in Alternative Currencies [Member]
 
Debt Obligations (Textual) [Abstract]  
Senior secured revolving credit facility 100.0
Letters of credit outstanding issued under credit facility $ 0
Performance Letter of Credit [Member] | Maximum [Member]
 
Debt Obligations (Textual) [Abstract]  
Letter of credit fee 1.50%
Performance Letter of Credit [Member] | Minimum [Member]
 
Debt Obligations (Textual) [Abstract]  
Letter of credit fee 0.75%