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Japan and the Middle East

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

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Dubai Metro

Mitsubishi likely to win new Dubai Metro work Subscription

26 August 2014 | By

Dubai Road & Transport Authority prepares to tender $1.8bn in construction deals and signals Mitsubishi-led consortium as frontrunner

Cairo metro

Bidders given new closing date for Cairo metro Line 3 tender Subscription

25 August 2014 | By

Seven groups prequalified for third phase of Cairo metro Line 3


Kuwait prequalifies consultants for Bubiyan port design deal Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Work will involve designing main buildings and additional infrastructure for new port

Oil rig

Saudi Aramco receives bids for $3bn Khurais expansion Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Five packages now under evaluation for major upstream project in Eastern province of Saudi Arabia

Ras Laffan petrochemicals complex in Qatar

Prequalification starts at $7.4bn Qatar chemicals scheme Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Al-Sejeel petrochemicals complex invites interest for last two packages at Ras Laffan

Workers on Kuwait's Clean Fuels Project are going to be mobilised in October, according to an industry source

October start for Clean Fuels Project site works Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

After years of delays, work is expected to begin on expanding Kuwait’s Mina al-Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries

Power tranmission

Prequalification entries in for Oman private power projects Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

Two independent power projects in Oman will have a combined capacity of 2,600MW

First Solar wins Shams Maan photovoltaic plant contract

First Solar wins Jordan plant contract Subscription

6 August 2014 | By

US firm will build 52.5MW Shams Maan photovoltaic plant

Ras Tanura refinery

Contractors line up for Ras Tanura retender Subscription

5 August 2014 | By

Saudi Aramco’s invites international contractors for refinery re-bid

Muscat, Oman

Deadline extended for Qurayyat water project Subscription

23 July 2014 | By

Plant will have a capacity of 44 million imperial gallons a day

Market News


DP World revises spending plans Subscription

28 August 2014 | By

Dubai port operator forecasts even stronger second half profits


Bidders wait for news on Qatar’s Facility D project Subscription

25 August 2014 | By

Four consortiums submitted prices for Qatar’s independent power and water project in May

Malasia's Petronas

Petronas extends deadline on Gharraf tenders Subscription

24 August 2014 | By

Companies asked to bid on Iraq oil and gas facilities by end of September


Hand over of PetroRabigh expansion Subscription

4 August 2014 | By

Holding company which operates refinery complex will now control $8bn second phase

Qatar considers using solar technology for rail projects

Qatar considers solar technology for rail projects Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Solar panels at depot could provide up to 80MW of power for proposed rail system

NPCC and Petrofac lead UAE awards

NPCC awarded package one of Nasr field development Subscription

15 July 2014 | By

Local group considers remarkable run of contracts in Abu Dhabi offshore sector


Japanese firms acquire stake in Metito Subscription

8 July 2014 | By

Japan targets expansion in region’s wastewater industry

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