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Tecnicas Reunidas and Sepco frontrunners for $1bn gas contract Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Spanish and Chinese contractors are lowest bidders for Aramco’s booster gas compressor stations

Emerald Palace Kempinski Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah

Depa wins two Dubai hotel fit out deals Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Projects are at World Trade Centre and on the Palm Jumeirah

Mall of the World

Dubai Holding to finalise Mall of the World plans in 2015 Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

First phase will take three years to build

Ruwais refinery expansion

UAE to commission Ruwais refinery expansion by year-end Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Capacity to be ramped up to 800,000 barrels a day in early 2015, says oil minister

oil pipes

Bapco awards package to Chevron Lummus Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

US company to build residue hydrocracker at Bahrain refinery

Opec headquarters

Libyan oil production drops Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Output falls for the first time since militias ended port blockade

Yemen's President Abdrabbu Mansour al-Hadi (C, blue tie) signed an UN-brokered peace agreement on 21 September, in an effort to end protests. However, fighting continues unabated in Sanaa

Yemen fails to enforce peace deal Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Fighting continues in Sanaa in wake of agreement with rebels

Dubai Design District

Dubai Design District office space to be handed over in 2015 Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

The first phase of the development covers more than 2 million square metres

Dubai will accept the UK government’s offer of up to $2bn of export credit guarantees for work on airport projects

Dubai to accept UK funding for airport projects Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

UAE emirate to use $2bn of export credit guarantees for work that has yet to be determined

Construction

Tecom considers plans for new Dubai Internet City development Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Site was originally to be developed by US investors

Nakheel to tender construction work at Nad al-Sheba

Nakheel to tender construction work at Nad al-Sheba Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Development includes villas for leasing

Nakheel

Nakheel will not repay sukuk early Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Islamic facility is due to be paid in August 2016

The Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Nakheel to complete last two building projects Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

News schemes will cost $1.14bn to complete

Moncef Marzouki

Tunisia’s president stands for re-election Subscription

21 September 2014 | By

Moncef Marzouki registers to run in November poll

Bapco has awarded France’s Technip a front-end engineering and design contract as part of its refinery modernisation programme

Technip wins Bapco refinery design Subscription

21 September 2014 | By

French contractor awarded deal worth $55m for front-end work

Refinery

ILF Tecon wins Tawke central processing facility design Subscription

21 September 2014 | By

Austrian group to provide study on Iraqi Kurdistan project to operator DNO

Groupement Sonatrach Agip is seeking technical offers for a project to design, supply and install a centre for oil and gas compression in Algeria

Eni team tenders Algeria compression centre Subscription

21 September 2014 | By

Facility to be located near country’s eastern border

Egypt has awarded seven oil and gas exploration blocks in deals worth a total of $187m

Egypt awards seven oil and gas blocks Subscription

21 September 2014 | By

Exploration licences granted for sites in Gulf of Suez and Western Desert

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Economic impact: Frequent power cuts are causing havoc for local businesses

Tackling Egypt's gas crisis Subscription

18 September 2014 | By

Cairo will have to tackle dysfunctional subsidies and resolve pricing disputes in order to shrink the shortage of gas

Fervour: Houthi supporters line a street in Sanaa, calling for a greater say in the make-up of the new government

Yemen's ticking time bomb Subscription

18 September 2014 | By Peter Salisbury

Escalating protests by Houthi supporters and increasing activity by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula mean Yemen is facing the greatest threat to its stability since the 2011 uprising

GCC oil and gas awards

GCC oil and gas spend hits long-term high in 2014 Subscription

16 September 2014 | By

Six-country bloc has invested $29bn to date driven by resurgence in Kuwait projects

New strategy: Washington and its allies plan to wipe out Isis targets wherever they are, including Syria

Washington takes the initiative Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

Air strikes by a US-led coalition are key to the pushback against Isis

Under the leadership of CEO Mahmood Hashim al-Kooheji, Mumtalakat has managed to turn its business around

Interview with Mahmood Hashim al-Kooheji, CEO, Mumtalakat Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

Having steered Bahrain’s sovereign wealth fund back to profitability, Mahmood Hashim al-Kooheji is now aiming to take Mumtalakat international

Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Solar Park

Dubai commits to sustainability Subscription

10 September 2014 | By

As one of the only renewable energy programmes to have made any real progress in the Middle East, Dubai is taking great strides with its integrated strategy

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Special Reports

Banking

Banking: The GCC's 20 leading Islamic banks

18 September 2014

While sharia-compliant finance is flourishing in the GCC, the industry in the wider region has yet to live up to its potential

Renewables

Region trials new ways to meet power demand

17 September 2014 | By

Renewable power championed in the Middle East

Abu Dhabi, capital city of the UAE

UAE: Abu Dhabi adopts more assertive foreign policy

10 September 2014

Rapid development over the past 20 years has turned the UAE into an economic powerhouse in the Middle East

Oil drilling

Oil & Gas: Enhanced recovery the future of upstream

3 September 2014

Tertiary recovery techniques are being seriously considered by Middle East oil producers with heavy investment earmarked for the technology

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Dubai real estate

Emerald Palace Kempinski Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah

Depa wins two Dubai hotel fit out deals Subscription

22 September 2014 | By

Projects are at World Trade Centre and on the Palm Jumeirah

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Saudi Arabia sees biggest expansion Subscription

18 September 2014

Kingdom’s surge pushes Gulf Projects Index up by 1 per cent

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MI Surveillance

Smart Surveillance in the GCC

8 September 2014

Its benefits and key factors driving future investment


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