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Premier Inn

Premier Inn focuses on GCC expansion Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

More than 100 hotels projected over 20 years, seven announced, four in negotiations

Water pumping station

Oman begins work on water distribution project Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

Construction of 695km of pipeline has begun

District cooling

Tabreed awards $37m resort district cooling contract Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

SNC-Lavalin wins Meraasland Resort deal in Dubai

Oman in talks to buy local assets of Occidental Petroleum

Oman in talks to buy local assets of Occidental Petroleum Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

Oman Oil Company waiting for US firm to specify terms of acquisition

Given the rising volumes of passengers travelling on the Dubai Metro, the region is beginning to establish a track record that lenders and bankers could use to predict whether project finance debts can be repaid

Project financing could be used for Gulf railways Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

New funding options for metro and rail projects under consideration

Kuwait Energy strikes oil in Egypt

Kuwait Energy strikes oil in Egypt Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

CEO says find has potential to boost daily production levels

GCC aluminium production

Petrofac consortium wins deal on Abu Dhabi alumina refinery Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Emirates Global Aluminium raw materials project expected to be completed by end of 2017

Desalination

Deadline extended for Saudi desalination contracts Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Work will involve building three desalination plants

Water treatment

Dodsal starts work on Kuwait water plant Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Dubai-based firm was awarded the contract on 15 September

Al-Sawfa Cement awards $127m plant deal

Al-Sawfa Cement awards $127m plant deal Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions wins deal to build production line

Qatar awards mega reservoirs contracts

Qatar awards mega reservoirs contracts Subscription

22 October 2014 | By ,

Work involves building pipelines that will link reservoirs and new desalination scheme with water network

Aramco gas exports

Aramco awards Sepco $1.3bn gas contract Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Chinese contractor secures booster compressor stations deal after close bid round

Kuwait Oil Company has issued a tender for a project to construct a water treatment centre in North Kuwait

Kuwait tenders water treatment centre Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Processing plant to be located in North Kuwait

Syria

Isis oil production estimated to be worth $2m a day Subscription

21 October 2014 | By

US intelligence group IHS estimates Islamist group is able to produce up to 60,000 barrels a day  

Amman set to join global climate leadership group

Amman set to join global climate leadership group Subscription

21 October 2014 | By

Jordan’s capital expected to become member of C40 group of major world cities

Kuwait issues tender for manifold pipeline to link gathering centres

Kuwait issues tender for manifold pipeline Subscription

21 October 2014 | By

Pipeline to link gathering centres in the North Kuwait Operations Zone

Saudi Arabia planned rail networks

Saudi Railway Company to prequalify contractors for Landbridge

21 October 2014 | By

Tenders expected in late 2015 or early 2016

Orpic pushes forward with Liwa Plastics Project

Orpic pushes forward with Liwa Plastics Project Subscription

21 October 2014 | By

Financial adviser confirmed on Oman petrochemicals scheme

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Latest Analysis

Pressure: Other Opec members will try to convince Riyadh to cut production at the group’s November meeting

Riyadh bides its time Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

With massive cash reserves to fall back on, the kingdom is in no hurry to exert its influence on oil prices

Qatar banks net profits

Qatari banks post upbeat first nine-month results Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

Some lenders post lower than expected loan growth

Egypt oil and gas balance

Israeli gas exports to Egypt look increasingly likely Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

Cairo’s failure to ease shortage makes Israeli gas an attractive option

IMF real GDP growth forecast 2015-19 percentage

Oil price slump tests forecasters Subscription

21 October 2014 | By

Political upheaval and uncertain oil price trends make predicting economic growth challenging

Lama Qussas

Nurturing Palestine’s young talent Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

In response to high levels of youth unemployment and the growing influence of radical Islam, the Palestinian Authority wants to encourage innovation among young Palestinians

National duty: Egyptians flocked to buy investment certificates for the Suez canal expansion

Suez projects to kick-start investment Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

Cairo’s plans to expand the Suez Canal are central to its economic vision for Egypt

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Special Reports

Power and water

Power & Water: GCC developer rankings

23 October 2014

The next 12 months promises to be more active

Insurance

Insurance: Takaful market sees signs of rebound

22 October 2014

Recession slowed the expansion of the industry

Muscat, Oman

Oman Projects 2014

19 October 2014

Oman’s projects sector to see increased activity

Kuwait

Kuwait stock exchange in need of reforms

15 October 2014

The bourse needs new regulations that will make it more appealing to investors

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Contract Awards

Middle East contracts September 2014

Middle East contracts awarded: September 2014 Subscription

16 October 2014

Over $2bn of contracts awarded in September in the Middle East

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Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

Gulf index rises on Qatar growth Subscription

23 October 2014

Gas-rich state records expansion of 3.4 per cent in value of projects market

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Research paper

MI Surveillance

Smart Surveillance in the GCC

8 September 2014

Its benefits and key factors driving future investment


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