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Japan and the Middle East

News, data and analysis on Japanese companies working on projects in the Middle East

Projects News

Consortium wins $2bn-plus contract on Nasr field Subscription

9 July 2014, 10:09 GMT | By

Relief for South Korean group with major award after long drought in Abu Dhabi offshore market

Saudi Aramco to retender Ras Tanura in late 2014 or early 2015 Subscription

1 July 2014, 9:39 GMT | By

Front-end engineering and design being reconfigured to fit new scope of work for the Ras Tanura refinery clean fuels and aromatics project

Saudi Aramco releases $3bn Khurais expansion tenders Subscription

1 July 2014, 7:37 GMT | By

Five packages available at oilfield expansion project in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia 

Sabic joint venture yet to sign petrochemicals plant deal Subscription

30 June 2014, 11:15 GMT | By

Nothing has been finalised on project to build two petrochemicals facilities in Saudi Arabia, say sources

Veolia wins $50m Khazzan water plant contract in Oman Subscription

30 June 2014, 6:03 GMT | By

French firm will build wastewater facility at tight gas field

Emirates Steel announces closure of $1.3bn credit facility Subscription

10 June 2014, 8:23 GMT | By

The Emirates Steel loan facility raised to refinance earlier project finance transaction

Iraq oil exports

Iraq starts up third floating export terminal Subscription

5 June 2014, 7:48 GMT | By

Baghdad bumps up exports from its southern oil fields; but northern sales grind to a halt

Contractors prepare to submit bids for Cairo metro line 3 works Subscription

4 June 2014, 11:35 GMT | By

Seven groups have prequalified for Cairo metro Line 3 tender

Omran seeks consultants for Muscat convention centre Subscription

4 June 2014, 10:58 GMT | By

Consultants needed to supervise construction of package three

Frontrunners emerge for $500m Sabic project Subscription

4 June 2014, 10:57 GMT | By

Decision expected to be made between Spanish and Taiwanese contractors

Market News

Japanese firms acquire stake in Metito Subscription

8 July 2014, 12:23 GMT | By

Japan targets expansion in region’s wastewater industry

Saudi Aramco confirms $2bn S-Oil deal Subscription

7 July 2014, 12:30 GMT | By

State-owned oil major now majority shareholder in South Korean oil refinery

Bahrain's ABC Bank launches syndication of $500m loan Subscription

6 July 2014, 7:32 GMT | By

Four banks selected to arrange deal

Maaden signs $5bn financing for Saudi phosphate city Subscription

1 July 2014, 13:39 GMT | By

Maaden financing features export credit agency support from South Korea and Canada

Acwa Power prepays murabaha facility Subscription

17 June 2014, 13:00 GMT | By

Power firm now able to raise money at better rates  

Qatar opens region’s largest solar manufacturing plant Subscription

11 June 2014, 13:40 GMT | By

Plant owner already has orders for 300MW-worth of solar panels for Asian market

Riyadh's infrastructure drive boosts construction equipment sales in Saudi Arabia Subscription

3 June 2014, 9:10 GMT | By

Rising government expenditures bolstering the kingdom’s construction market

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