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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

Building works

Al-Jaber wins $125m Upper Zakum contract Subscription Required

16 December 2014 | By Mark Watts

UAE contractor to carry out civil works on artificial islands at Abu Dhabi offshore oil field

Aramco receives revised offers for stadium building deals

Aramco receives revised bids for stadium building Subscription Required

16 December 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Firms submitted original prices on 26 October

Wartsila wins Oman IPP construction deal

Wartsila wins Oman IPP construction deal Subscription Required

15 December 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Finnish company will build 120MW dual-fired plant in northern Musandam area

Oil field steam injection

Contractors wait for clarification on Kuwait’s heavy oil plans Subscription Required

15 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

No details given on Lower Fars Heavy Oil project delay

Tecnimont wins $2.3bn Al-Dabbiya field deal

Tecnimont wins $2.3bn Al-Dabbiya field deal Subscription Required

15 December 2014 | By Mark Watts

Italian firm to carry out third-phase expansion of surface facilities at Abu Dhabi field

Dubai tenders Al-Maktoum airport terminal expansion

Dubai tenders Al-Maktoum airport terminal expansion Subscription Required

14 December 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Contract involves mostly mechanical, electrical and plumbing work

Petrojet wins $143m in Iraq gas contracts

Petrojet wins $143m in Iraq gas contracts Subscription Required

14 December 2014 | By Mark Watts

Egyptian group to build gas pipeline and undertake work on separation plant

Stadiums

Aramco appoints project managers for stadiums Subscription Required

14 December 2014 | By Colin Foreman

International firms will work on one of Saudi Arabia’s largest building programmes

Black & Veatch wins Jeddah desalination consultancy deal

Black & Veatch wins Jeddah desalination consultancy deal Subscription Required

10 December 2014 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Fourth-phase expansion will bring plant’s capacity to 400,000 cubic metres a day

Bidders to submit revised Aramco stadiums offers

Bidders to submit revised Aramco stadiums offers Subscription Required

10 December 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Building programme is one of the largest in the region

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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