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Oman pushes for Iranian car plant Subscription

13 October 2015

Khodro eyes Middle Eastern and African markets

Oman rail scheme seeks consultant

Oman receives railway technical proposals Subscription

12 October 2015 | By

Firms submit technical proposals for first operation and maintenance package

Muscat, the capital of Oman

Islamic finance for Oman hotel Subscription

12 October 2015 | By

Delayed project secures more financing

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Jennifer Aguinaldo

PPP offers vast opportunities and risks Subscription

22 September 2015 | By

Adopting PPPs solely to address potential budgetary constraints could backfire

Jennifer Aguinaldo

Why Gulf VAT could be bad news Subscription

19 August 2015 | By

Imposing value-added tax (VAT) across the Gulf seems likelier than ever

Jennifer Aguinaldo

The case for private financing Subscription

21 July 2015 | By

Fiscal constraints may not be the best reason to turn to PPP but it is the strongest driver yet for its acceptance in the region

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Desalination plant

Oman prepares to tender next major IWPs Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Independent water projects (IWPs) will have a combined capacity of 40MIGD

Firms prequalify for Salalah ammonia plant

Eight prequalify for Salalah ammonia plant Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Asian firms dominate list of companies vying to build Oman petrochemicals plant

Offshore support vessel

Omani firm to sell marine engineering company Subscription

6 October 2015 | By

Renaissance will sell marine engineering and shipbuilding services unit as well as its subsidiaries


Oman sets dates for sovereign sukuk Subscription

6 October 2015 | By

Moody’s provisionally rates sukuk at A1


Transport ministers to review GCC rail timeline

5 October 2015 | By

Ministers meet next week to discuss rail timeline and design

Power plant

Oman evaluating IPP bids Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

Sultanate’s largest planned power project will be split over two sites

Water pipeline

Three submit bids for Oman water pipeline Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

Work will involve building water transmission pipeline between Bausher and Seeb areas of Muscat


Oman tenders housing project Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

Oman’s Supreme Council for Planning (SCP) is preparing frameworks for private sector investment in affordable housing complexes

The 265-kilometre-long Batinah Expressway will be Oman’s biggest road scheme

Oman reviews offers for key expressway project Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

Two to three contractors vie for each of four packages

Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah

Oman raises Yemen concerns Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

Sultanate calls for UN mediated solutions to regional crises

Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre project

Omran closes hotel financing Subscription

30 September 2015 | By

More private sector finance planned for exhibition centre

Desalination plant

Oman plans site studies for independent water projects Subscription

29 September 2015 | By

Firms have been invited to submit bids for contract to provide numerous site surveys

The Sharq Crossing project involves building three bridges interconnected by subsea tunnels

GCC governments return to PPP Subscription

24 September 2015 | By

Growing signs of a softening of stance towards using private finance

Oman investment merger approved

Oman fund to buy ceramics stake Subscription

22 September 2015 | By

Stakeholder’s board agrees to sale

Oman Rail opens prequalification

Oman prequalifies firms for conventional rail segment Subscription

20 September 2015 | By

Scope calls for civils and infrastructure work

Conflict: A Saudi-led coalition is carrying out numerous air strikes against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen

Oman summons Saudi ambassador over Yemen air strike Subscription

20 September 2015 | By

Omani ambassador’s residence in Sanaa hit during bombing raid

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Projects funding gives contractors the edge Subscription

13 October 2015 | By

Construction companies are injecting more equity into the projects they build

Project finance deals in Mena

Kuwait leads 2016 project finance pipeline Subscription

12 October 2015 | By

Power schemes look set to tap the most project finance next year, but the $48bn-worth of project finance opportunities forecast is unlikely to fully materialise

Fisheries sector to boom in Oman Subscription

8 October 2015 | By Eliot Beer

Muscat wants the industry to double its production by 2020

Oman is expected to be one of the key markets in the region for project finance in 2015

Oman moves to contain impact of deficit Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Muscat began issuing sovereign bonds at the start of this year

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Developers remain confident in the long-term potential of the Dubai property market

GCC real estate sector struggles with low oil prices Subscription

11 August 2015

Dubai, the bellwether market for the region, has seen residential sales transaction values slump in the first half

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Oman Projects 2015

Oman Projects Forum 2015

26-28 October 2015 | Reviewing Oman’s project market and upcoming opportunities

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Gulf Projects Index

Value of projects planned or under way 1 October 2015

Iran’s performance dampens regional projects market Subscription

6 October 2015

Declines in Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE also drag down Gulf index

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