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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

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

Yokogawa wins Rabigh 2 power plant control systems deal

Yokogawa wins Rabigh 2 control systems deal Subscription Required

20 October 2014 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Saudi power plant being built by Samsung C&T

India's TERI prepares to ask for two-year extension to Kuwait oil spill clean-up contract

Kuwait soil remediation project hits setback Subscription Required

19 October 2014 | By Wil Crisp

India’s TERI prepares to ask for two-year extension

Four groups submit bids for $2.6bn Saudi medical city

Four groups submit bids for $2.6bn Saudi medical city Subscription Required

19 October 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

King Khaled Medical City in Dammam will include 1,500-bed hospital

Aramco receives stadium project management bids

Aramco receives stadium project management bids Subscription Required

15 October 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Sports arenas will be built at 11 locations across kingdom

Saudi energy awards

Saipem and CCC win at Aramco's Khurais field Subscription Required

13 October 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Contractors will sign for main packages at $3bn oil field expansion project by end of October

Sabic has given international contractors until 2 November to submit tenders for its planned acrylonitrile plant

November deadline for Sabic acrylonitrile plant tender Subscription Required

13 October 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Three contractors bidding for long-awaited petrochemicals scheme

Bid deadline extended for $6.4bn Al-Karaana complex

Bid deadline extended for $6.4bn Al-Karaana complex Subscription Required

8 October 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

Qatar Petroleum and Shell give consortiums more time to formulate tenders

hydropower

Morocco relaunches prequalification for hydropower scheme Subscription Required

8 October 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Rabat had prequalified three groups for the 350MW project in 2013

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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