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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

Hanwha Engineering and Construction logo

Hanwha Engineering & Construction Subscription Required

7 August 2014

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

News

Power

GE wins equipment contract for Yanbu 3 Subscription Required

29 January 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

US firm will provide drives for power component of power and water facility

Mina al-Ahmadi fifth train postponed

Mina al-Ahmadi fifth train postponed Subscription Required

29 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Kuwait National Petroleum Company scheme sees third extension in two months

Jordan still evaluating wind schemes

Jordan still evaluating wind schemes Subscription Required

29 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

At least four proposals are under consideration

Key project deadlines loom in Kuwait

Key project deadlines loom in Kuwait Subscription Required

29 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Oil and gas contracts worth $11.6bn have bid deadlines in February

Gas for power generation

Oman reconsiders coal for power generation Subscription Required

27 January 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Sultanate is investigating using coal after original plans were dropped in 2010

Bid deadline delayed on Tacaamol package

Bid deadline delayed on Tacaamol package Subscription Required

22 January 2015 | By Mark Watts

Client sets technical bid date for offsites and utilities package but no timeline for commercial proposals

Fujairah refinery bids set for March

Fujairah refinery bids set for March Subscription Required

22 January 2015 | By Mark Watts

Contractors given deadline for main package of new refinery project

Nuclear

France keen to export nuclear expertise Subscription Required

22 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

French Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Minister spoke at WFES

Pipeline construction

Kuwait delays Al-Zour pipeline contract award Subscription Required

21 January 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Contractors asked to extend bid bond until the end of March

Doosan bids low for Oman wastewater deal

Doosan bids low for Oman wastewater deal Subscription Required

13 January 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Larsen & Toubro also passes technical evaluation

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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