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GCC economic activity drops by 30 per cent Subscription

2 July 2015 | By

Three data points show that markets fell during first half of 2015

Water pipes

Oman invites bids for water contracts Subscription

2 July 2015 | By

Eight operation and maintenance contracts have been tendered for projects across the sultanate

Oman seeks interest in Duqm acetic acid plant

Oman seeks interest in Duqm acetic acid plant Subscription

1 July 2015 | By

Companies asked to express interest in bidding for estimated $1bn project

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Mark Watts

Downstream projects most under threat Subscription

4 May 2015 | By

Refining and petrochemicals developments in the region are bearing the brunt of lower oil prices

Mark Watts

No slowdown in Oman oil investment Subscription

14 April 2015 | By

Oil production still profitable, but sustaining national budget is a concern amid lower crude prices

Colin Foreman

GCC contractors consider bumper Indian budget Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Competition may subside, but labour costs could increase

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Oman to tender green data centre

Oman to tender green data centre Subscription

1 July 2015 | By

Tier 3 facility to comply with international standards

Shanghai in China

Middle East nations join Asian International Investment Bank Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Fifty countries sign on with new China-led development bank

Napco expands Oman downstream aluminium capacity

Napco expands Oman downstream aluminium capacity Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Company to add two extrusion presses and vertical powder coating line

OPWP has received technical submissions from four groups for 3,200MW Sohar 3/Ibri independent power project

Four groups submit technical bids for Oman IPP Subscription

30 June 2015 | By

Sultanate’s next independent power project will be split over two sites

Gas pipelines

Renaissance wins Khazzan camp services deal Subscription

25 June 2015 | By

Omani group to manage project camps at BP’s major gas field development


Oman tenders design of new pipeline at Muscat refinery Subscription

22 June 2015 | By

Project will replace long residue pipelines to Petroleum Development Oman tank farm

GCC Projects forecast 2015

GCC contract awards down 21 per cent Subscription

22 June 2015 | By

Fall in awards highlights the uncertainty surrounding the projects market

MAN Diesel wins refinery maintenance contract in Oman

MAN Diesel wins refinery maintenance contract in Oman Subscription

21 June 2015 | By

German group awarded deal at sultanate’s largest oil refinery

Water desalination plant

Oman invites bids for temporary water projects Subscription

18 June 2015 | By

Desalination services required at two sites

Tight gas

Omani groups awarded two pipeline packages at Khazzan Subscription

17 June 2015 | By

Toco and GPS win contracts to install gas and condensate export pipelines at gas development

Power plant

Oman power IPO hugely oversubscribed Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

Phoenix Power shares to begin trading on 22 June

Oil well

Petrofac wins $900m Yibal Khuff deal Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

British group will handle engineering and procurement at Oman field development


Islamic Development Bank raises sukuk ceiling Subscription

14 June 2015 | By

Bank will issue up to $25bn in sukuk

Etihad Rail awards employee housing deal

GCC rail in doubt after UAE drops Oman link Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Phase 2 of Etihad Rail has been retendered


Oman sets August deadline for two IWPs Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Eight international consortiums have been prequalified for the tender

Desalination plant

Oman prequalifies eight for next IWPs Subscription

10 June 2015 | By

Projects will have a combined capacity of more than 500,000 cubic metres a day

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Corruptioin perception and press freedom in Mena

Tackling the problem of corruption Subscription

1 July 2015 | By Dominc Dudley

The region’s policies to weed out malpractice and fraud are rarely seen as effective

While other Arab nations adopt firm stances on regional politics, Muscat is content to straddle the fence

Oman prepares to borrow to keep project programme on track Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Sultanate has more than $100bn-worth of schemes in the pipeline, but it needs banks and investors to finance at least part of this sum

Middle East steel usage

Imports depress GCC steel prices Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

Reduced demand in China has steered its cheaper steel exports into the Middle East

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: May 2015 Subscription

14 June 2015

Nearly $9bn of contracts awarded in May

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Real estate

Prices fluctuate in maturing real estate market Subscription

18 March 2015 | By

The region is seeing sharp differences in office and housing costs, depending on the maturity of the market

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Oman Projects 2014

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 26 June 2015

Saudi Arabia drives decline on Gulf index Subscription

1 July 2015

Kingdom’s projects market records biggest fall in value since February

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