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South Korea and the Middle East

News, data and analysis on South Korean companies working on projects in the Middle

South Korea Companies

Hyundai Heavy Industries logo

Hyundai Heavy Industries Subscription Required

8 July 2014

Hyundai Heavy Industries of South Korea was established in 1973 and is active in shipbuilding, power, desalination and oil and gas projects

Daewoo E&C logo

Daewoo Engineering & Construction Subscription Required

8 July 2014

Daewoo Engineering & Construction founded in 1973 is a Korean construction company active in civil, power, industrial plants and LNG projects

Samsung Engineering logo

Samsung Engineering Subscription Required

30 April 2014

Samsung Engineering provides EPC services to the gas, petrochemical, power, industrial and water industries.

posco logo

Posco Subscription Required

30 April 2014

South Korean steel producer Posco provides services to the construction, automobile and shipbuilding industries.

Daelim logo

Daelim Industrial Subscription Required

30 April 2014

South Korean firm Daelim Industrial services the engineering, construction and petrochemical industries.

News

Overhead power lines

Kuwait invites bids for overhead lines contract Subscription Required

22 July 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Eight contractors have been prequalified for the Kuwait overhead lines tender

Refinery

Saudi Aramco starts Ras Tanura prequalification Subscription Required

22 July 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Revised expansion of Saudi Arabia’s largest oil refinery expected to retendered in third quarter

Kuwait prequalifies three more firms for port dredging

More firms prequalified for Kuwait port dredging Subscription Required

22 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Seven companies prequalified in 2012 for work at Bubiyan port

The planned water treatment and injection facility in Kuwait will include an effluent water treatment plant

Kuwait to award water injection deal soon Subscription Required

21 July 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Disparity between bids and project’s budget blamed for delays

Oil rig

Maintenance management tender floated for Iraq oil field Subscription Required

21 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Companies asked to submit bids by 10 August

Kuwait prequalifies nine groups for Doha desalination tender Subscription Required

20 July 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Prequalification for the project was first opened in 2012

Kuwait invites bids for major transformer station Subscription Required

17 July 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

10 groups invited to submit bids for Wafra project in Kuwait

Petrofac bids low for $4.3bn Kuwait oil development Subscription Required

16 July 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Companies submit bids to construct first phase of Lower Fars heavy oil development project

NPCC awarded package one of Nasr field development Subscription Required

15 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

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

Gazprom consortium tenders Badra oil field power grids development Subscription Required

13 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Companies asked to submit bids for contract in eastern Iraq by 10 August

Special Reports

South Korea

The story behind South Korea's success in the Middle East

27 June 2013 | By Kevin Baxter

In May 2013, Saudi Arabia’s Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud met South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries

    Oil and gas

    Oil and gas Special Report: South Korean firms top MEED's GCC contractors survey Subscription Required

    Issue 26 1-7 July 2011

    MEED’s annual review of oil and gas engineering, procurement and construction contract awards in the GCC shows South Korean firms are increasing their dominance of the market

      Oil and gas

      Special Report: Oil & Gas - South Korean firms dominate MEED's GCC contractors survey Subscription Required

      Issue No 27 2 - 8 July 2010

      US companies lose the top spot on contract wins in the region

        Globe jigsaw

        Partners for growth: South Korea and the Middle East Subscription Required

        Supplement: South Korea and the Middle East

        The award in December, of an estimated $20bn contract to a South Korean-led consortium to design and build nuclear power stations in Abu Dhabi is the culmination of three decades of hard work by South Korean companies in the region. From being a very minor player 30 years ago, Korea is today one of the region’s main providers of consumer goods and engineering services.

          Analysis

          The 488m-long, 74m-wide Prelude LNG will be towed to Australia

          Reportage: Prelude FLNG, South Korea Subscription Required

          24 October 2013 | By Alexandra Lyon-Dean

          Alexandra Lyon-Dean sees first-hand the floating liquefied natural gas vessel

          Biographies

          Casey Choi Subscription Required

          Issue 50 16-22 December 2011

          Casey Choi is president of SK Engineering & Construction (SK E&C)

          Hong-Pyo Kong Subscription Required

          Issue 50 16-22 December 2011

          Hong-Pyo Kong is chief marketing officer, Samsung Engineering

          Jun-Yeon Byun Subscription Required

          Issue 49 3-9 December 2010

          Jun-Yeon Byun is executive vice-president of the UAE nuclear division

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