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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

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Subscription Required

21 October 2014

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) builds ships and supports the oil and gas producers as offshore contractor building large-scale offshore platforms, drilling rigs and submarines and onshore chemical plants, seawater treatment plants and power plants

STX Construction Subscription Required

11 September 2014

STX Construction Company of South Korea provides construction services, in the Middle East projects include Jizan Economic City: Steel Plant: Phase 2

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Trac Development Group Subscription Required

13 August 2014

Trac Development Group is a South Korean developer and investor working in the Middle East on the Basra New City , Iraq project

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Hanwha Engineering & Construction Subscription Required

7 August 2014

Hanwha Engineering & Construction is a South Korean contractor with activities in the Middle East

SK E&C

SK Engineering & Construction Subscription Required

27 July 2014

Established in 1977 in South Korea, SK Engineering & Construction is active in construction, infrastructure, chemical plants and power plants

News

Larsen & Toubro pulls out of New Refinery pipeline deal

Larsen & Toubro pulls out of New Refinery pipeline deal Subscription Required

30 October 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Dubai’s Dodsal now favourite to win Kuwait Oil Company contract

Adwea peak water supply

Suez Environment wins major Abu Dhabi and Oman contracts Subscription Required

29 October 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Work will include building desalination component of Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa project

Oman receives bids for Salalah private power project

Oman receives bids for Salalah private power project Subscription Required

29 October 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Salalah 2 facility will have a capacity of 300-400MW

Doha has extended the tender closing dates for contracts to build two of its planned football stadiums for Fifa’s 2022 football World Cup

Qatar postpones stadium tender deadlines Subscription Required

28 October 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Firms to submit bids in November for Al-Wakrah and Al-Bayt stadiums

Oman plans early 2015 tender for polyester complex

Oman plans early 2015 tender for polyester complex

28 October 2014 | By Mark Watts

Design phase almost complete on $600m-plus production facilities in Sohar

Desalination plant

Oman aims to award independent water project by December

27 October 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Six consortiums submitted bids for the Qurayyat scheme

Contractors bid for Aramco stadiums

Contractors bid for Aramco stadiums Subscription Required

26 October 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Saudi oil company planning to award deals on 10 November

Kuwait

GS Engineering wins $585m Kuwait bridge contract Subscription Required

26 October 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

South Korean contractor will build Doha Link bridge, which will link with the Subiya Causeway

Water treatment

Dodsal starts work on Kuwait water plant Subscription Required

22 October 2014 | By Wil Crisp

Dubai-based firm was awarded the contract on 15 September

Aramco sets stadium construction award date

Aramco sets stadium construction award date Subscription Required

21 October 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Nine groups preparing to submit bids for programme

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.

          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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