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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

Dohwa Engineering Company Subscription Required

4 November 2014

Dohwa Engineering Company is a consultant to the water, urban planning, transport and environmental engineering industries

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

News

Local developer launches Kuwait real estate scheme

Kuwait extends deadline for desalination plant Subscription Required

3 May 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Plant will have a capacity of 50 million imperial gallons-a-day (MIGD)

Tecnicas Reunidas wins $1.45bn Mina al-Ahmadi gas contract

Kuwait awards $1.45bn Mina al-Ahmadi gas contract Subscription Required

3 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Spanish company to build fifth gas train at Kuwaiti refinery

Rail intersection

Oman discusses prices with rail bidders Subscription Required

3 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Five groups are competing for the construction contract

Banks to support Orascom-Ipic coal plant in Egypt

Acwa Power group submits lowest Dubai coal project tariff Subscription Required

30 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Low bidder also submitted alternative price for larger capacity plant

Emal requests new bids for power plant expansion

Emal requests new bids for power plant expansion Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Samsung C&T recently completed second-phase expansion of Abu Dhabi captive power plant

Refinery

Al-Zour package awaiting approval for re-tender Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Decision expected on New Refinery Project package from Kuwait’s Central Tenders Committee in coming weeks

Qatar’s Nebras buys Jordan power plant stake

Poyry wins Oman power station role Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Musandam power project will have a capacity of 120MW

Banks to support Orascom-Ipic coal plant in Egypt

Bidders finalise Dubai coal project submissions Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Bids are due on 30 April

rail

Five pass Oman Rail technical evaluation Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Bidders to meet with client to discuss pricing

Pylons

Cautious optimism on Kuwait PPP bylaws Subscription Required

27 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Developers and financiers study new regulations

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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