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Fracking

Algeria delays fracking plans Subscription

26 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Prime Minister says commercial shale gas extraction won’t begin before 2022

Photovoltaic solar panels

Algeria doubles renewables targets Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Algeria moves towards photovoltaic solar technology

Firms express interest in Iraq independent power project

Firms express interest in Iraq IPP Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Total of 17 companies submit expressions of interest for first publicly tendered independent power project since 2011

Arabtec Holding

Arabtec subsidiary wins two contracts Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Target Engineering has won two contracts in Abu Dhabi

Oil tank storage

Overcapacity slows oil storage investment Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Capacity projections revised down as expansions are delayed at UAE’s east-coast storage hub in Fujairah

Oman awards road work

Oman awards road work Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Galfar Engineering & Construction confirms $73m contract win

Qatar seeks further prices from Facility D independent water and power plant bidders

Qatar seeks further prices from Facility D bidders Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Three bidders asked to resubmit final offers for independent water and power project

Rig

UAE oil and gas projects will go ahead Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Abu Dhabi will continue to invest in upgrade of facilities amid market jitters, says minister

Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) saw its net profits increase by 16 per cent in 2014

ADCB posts increased profits Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Bank increases lending by 7 per cent in 2014

Dubai Islamic Bank is expecting to get full regulatory approval to set up a new branch in Kenya this year

DIB expects approval for Kenya opening Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Bank also increasing stake in Indonesian operation

Dubai real estate

Dubai market cautiously optimistic about 2015

26 January 2015 | By

There is a well-needed correction in Dubai’s real estate market after exuberance of 2013 and early 2014

The Gallaria mall in Abu Dhabi

Contractors submit bids for Abu Dhabi mall Subscription

26 January 2015 | By ,

Gulf Related’s Al-Maryah Central plans to open in 2018

Hospital project

February award for Kuwait hospital Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Government is negotiating with bidders for Kuwait’s Al-Jahra hospital expansion project

Dubai housing

Affordable housing a key opportunity in Dubai

26 January 2015 | By

Good-quality offices and luxury apartments are also being targeted

Desalination plant

Ajman desalination plant will be EPC contract Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Feasability studies for planned 30MIGD plant tendered

Michelle Davies and Gus Shellenkens

Hopes pinned on Egypt for large-scale renewables Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

The country’s plans for solar and wind plans make renewables attractive for investors

Ghulam Ashraf

Driving on Dubai's used cooking oil Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Recycling used cooking oil from restaurants is reducing both emissions and waste

Steven Griffiths

A significant year for solar Subscription

25 January 2015 | By

Solar plans are expected to accelerate in 2015

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Latest Analysis

Etisalat head office in Dubai

Mena syndicated loan volumes decline in 2014 Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Middle East and North Africa region records a 12 per cent drop on previous year

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud

Obituary: King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud

23 January 2015 | By

The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah deprives the Middle East of one of its most forceful political leaders of recent times

Supply and demand: Domestic gas consumption has outsripped production in recent years

Abu Dhabi takes on gas deficit Subscription

20 January 2015 | By

The Shah project is providing a boost to gas availability in the UAE, but it is only part of its strategy

Ship: The Atwood Achiever began drilling in December

Drilling reignites territorial dispute Subscription

20 January 2015 | By

Oil exploration activity in the Western Sahara could bring renewed violence to the North African disputed territory, with a billion barrels of oil potentially at stake

Samir Brikho, CEO, Amec Foster Wheeler

Amec Foster Wheeler sets sights on Saudi Arabia Subscription

20 January 2015 | By

CEO of the newly formed company, Samir Brikho speaks to MEED

Mena project finance volumes

Mena project finance volumes decline in 2014 Subscription

19 January 2015 | By

Oil price concerns could affect this year’s deal pipeline

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Special Reports

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud

Saudi Arabia: Testing times for 2015

22 January 2015

The kingdom is entering a pivotal year as it attempts to tackle global oil prices, the threat of terrorism and social unrest

Power

Power and water: Pressure grows to diversify energy portfolios

12 January 2015

Governments are increasingly looking to develop renewables projects and improve the efficiency of existing facilities to maximise resources and revenues

Tehran

Iran: Nuclear deal critical for economy

6 January 2015

The lifting of sanctions has become all the more urgent for the Islamic Republic in the wake of falling oil prices

Doha stadium

GCC states maintain high spending

6 January 2015 | By

Most countries in the bloc are continuing to spend to further the diversification of their economies

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Future energy

Michelle Davies and Gus Shellenkens

Hopes pinned on Egypt for large-scale renewables Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

The country’s plans for solar and wind plans make renewables attractive for investors

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The impact of falling oil

Masdar says renewables not linked to oil prices

Masdar says renewables not linked to oil prices Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

Demand driven by population growth and new technology

More on the impact of falling oil prices

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Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

Qatar the worst performer on Gulf index Subscription

20 January 2015

Qatar’s project market declines by 2.1 per cent after the scrapping of Al-Karaana project

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