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Saudi Aramco's Khurais expansion

Aramco considers cancelling $3bn Khurais expansion Subscription

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Decision on whether to proceed will be made in June after engineering is complete

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power

Bids in for Bahrain grid upgrade Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Korean firm bids low for cable contract in electricity transmission programme

Dubai International Financial Centre

UAE non-oil sector growth weakened in February Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

HSBC purchasing managers index drops to five-month low

Pipelines

Iraq crude exports rise on northern pipeline volumes Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Increased exports through Kurdish pipeline offsets drop at weather-hit southern Iraq terminals

Bahrain expects new line-up of projects

Bahrain expects new line-up of projects Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Minister claims citizens will soon benefit from projects worth a total of $22bn

Rasheed Mohmmed al-Maraj, governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain

Islamic finance industry can drive job creation Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Bahrain central bank governor says Islamic finance is “inherently resilient”

Combined cycle power plant

Japanese firm wins Saudi electricity order Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Yokogawa Electric will provide distributed control systems

Oil refinery

Kuwait signs energy deals with South Korea Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Officials discuss increased oil and gas cooperation

Bernardino Leon (third left), UN special envoy for Libya, attends a meeting with members of the Libyan General National Congress in Tripoli on 2 March

Libya’s rival governments to resume dialogue Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

UN-mediated talks to be held in Morocco on 5 March

Dubai property

Slow start to the year for Dubai’s real estate Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Reduced capital flows and subdued demand for Dubai properties sees residential sale prices dip in the first six weeks of 2015

Saudi Aramco's Khurais expansion

Aramco considers cancelling $3bn Khurais expansion Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Decision on whether to proceed will be made in June after engineering is complete

EGX30

Egypt needs more corporate bond issuance Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

EFSA chairman says new projects could tap bond market

CEO Mahmood Hashim al-Kooheji, Mumtalakat

Mumtalakat targets more acquisitions Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Bahrain’s fund on lookout for investment opportunities in 2015

Oil exploration

Turkey to explore for oil in Iraqi Kurdistan Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Energy minister says Ankara signed multiple deals on oil assets in northern Iraq

Wind farms

Gamesa awarded Egypt wind farms Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Spanish company to execute 220MW project

Central Bank of Bahrain

Bahrain’s Islamic banks need more mergers Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Centralised sharia board to be launched soon, says Central Bank

petchems

Kuwait mulls Al-Zour petrochemical options Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

State-owned downstream operator is reviewing study findings

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Latest Analysis

Ibrahim Mahlab, premier of Egypt

Ibrahim Mahlab, premier of Egypt Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

The prime minister tells MEED how the government is working towards a fundamental reform of the Egyptian economy and looking to engage the private sector

Security implications: Countries neighbouring Libya fear Isis could target them next

North Africa’s time bomb Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

The escalating crisis in Libya is threatening regional stability

Container capacity at selected ports across region

Ports could face overcapacity Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

Competition for market share is heating up among Middle East ports as some facilities in the region grow faster than the industry average

Naoki Tamaki, chief representative in Dubai, Jbic

Naoki Tamaki, chief representative in Dubai, Jbic Subscription

3 March 2015 | By

The executive from Japan Bank for International Cooperation says the Middle East and North Africa region will remain an important market for Japanese developers

UAE oil and gas contract awards with oil prices

Counter-cyclical oil spending unlikely to return in Abu Dhabi Subscription

2 March 2015 | By

Boom in contract awards during 2009 recession-led oil slump will not be repeated

Bahrain banking sector assets

Bahrain banking sector to come under pressure Subscription

2 March 2015 | By

Low oil price will do little to improve fortunes

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Special Reports

Suez Canal

Ports & Shipping: Gulf ports buck global trend

3 March 2015

Weak crude prices are providing an uplift for the regional tanker market and triggering a more active sea trade

Education

Education: Region looks to fill science skills gap

24 February 2015

Teaching students the right skills will help them find gainful employment.

Optimism grows in Kuwait projects market

Kuwait: Optimism grows in projects market

23 February 2015

Kuwait’s approval of a new spending plan and recent amendments to investment laws will mean projects will continue to move ahead

Regional tourism

Tourism: Shift in dynamics in the industry

16 February 2015

Conflict coupled with political and economic instability is changing the landscape of the region’s tourism industry

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The MEED minute: News snapshots

Residential rental prices have first stalled and then begun to fall in Dubai

MEED Live: 3 March 2015 Subscription

Slow start to the year for Dubai’s real estate

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Contract Awards

Gulf projects index

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2015 Subscription

1 March 2015

Over $8bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East

Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

Kuwait five-year plan boosts index Subscription

3 March 2015

Six per cent rise in Kuwait market contributes to Gulf Projects Index growth

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