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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

Abu Dhabi submits nuclear licence applications

Abu Dhabi submits nuclear licence applications Subscription Required

26 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Unit 1 at Baraka plant 69 per cent complete

Roads

Oman to tender $1bn road project Subscription Required

26 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson , Colin Foreman

List of prequalified international consortiums finalised

Al-Zour refinery talks step up a gear

Al-Zour refinery talks step up a gear Subscription Required

26 March 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Meetings scheduled to discuss pricing

Oil field

Abu Dhabi receives bids on Bab oil field scheme Subscription Required

23 March 2015 | By Mark Watts

Bab Integrated Facilities expansion valued at just under $2bn

Firms prequalify for Salalah ammonia plant

Firms prequalify for Salalah ammonia plant Subscription Required

19 March 2015 | By Mark Watts

Takamul expected to tender chemicals project in second quarter

Fuel consumption for power and peak power demand

Saudi Arabia scales down renewables Subscription Required

19 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Renewables industry lowers expectations as SEC takes lead

Tunnel boring machine

Flooding stops Doha Metro tunnelling machine Subscription Required

18 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Underground cavities are a major cause of concern for contractors

Liquefied natural gas

LNG prices into northeast Asia drop 60 per cent over year Subscription Required

17 March 2015 | By Mark Watts

Platts says weaker-than-expected demand caused collapse in prices

Refinery

Commercial bids submitted for refinery Subscription Required

16 March 2015 | By Mark Watts

Contracts expected to be awarded in late Q2 or Q3 for Fujairah refinery

Expressway

Qatar to tender six expressway deals in 2015 Subscription Required

12 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson , Austyn Allison

Much of expressway programme still in design phase

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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