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Kuwait is experiencing a rapid growth in demand for electricity

Saudi electricity sector requires $187bn investment Subscription

4 August 2015 | By

Investment will be required over next decade

GCC IPO activity

Recovery starts for IPOs in GCC Subscription

3 August 2015 | By

Saudi Arabia sees most listing activity

A burned-out car is removed from the site of the Binladin airplane crash at the British Car Auctions lot next to Blackbushe airport

Binladin family members die in UK plane crash Subscription

2 August 2015 | By

The family controls Saudi Arabia’s largest and most active construction company

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Jennifer Aguinaldo

The case for private financing Subscription

21 July 2015 | By

Fiscal constraints may not be the best reason to turn to PPP but it is the strongest driver yet for its acceptance in the region

Colin Foreman

Second half excitement for Saudi stadiums Subscription

8 July 2015 | By

Progress has been disappointing in the first half of the year

Colin Foreman

Conflicting data on Saudi economy Subscription

5 July 2015 | By

Full impact of lower oil prices has not been realised

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Saudi petrochemicals project shelved

Saudi petrochemicals project shelved Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

Sabic reevaluates plans to build Jubail acrylonitrile plant after receiving bids

If Kuwait and Saudi Arabia fail to improve their coordination over Divided Zone projects, the future cost could be high, especially for Kuwait

Kuwait asks Saudi Arabia to resume Divided Zone production Subscription

30 July 2015 | By

Oil minister says Saudi Arabia will be responsible for Kuwait’s lost revenue

Dynamic Industries has been awarded a long-term agreement by Aramco to provide services at offshore facilities

US firm confirms Saudi Aramco contract Subscription

29 July 2015 | By

Group is second company to announce long-term agreement for kingdom’s offshore fields

Contractors join forces for Aramco's Fadhili scheme

Bids submitted for Fadhili gas plant Subscription

28 July 2015 | By

Companies vie for largest Saudi hydrocarbons project out to tender in 2015

Sabic forms joint venture for chemicals production

Sabic profits continue falls Subscription

27 July 2015 | By

Petrochemicals giant investing in US shale gas

Saudi construction firm sees profits quadruple

Saudi construction firm sees profits quadruple Subscription

27 July 2015 | By

Contractor announces quarterly net profit of $9.3m

Contractors prepare bids on Saudi gas plant

Contractors prepare bids on Saudi gas plant Subscription

22 July 2015 | By

Proposals due on 27 July for biggest hydrocarbons project of the year

New airport terminal planned for Dammam

New airport terminal planned for Dammam Subscription

22 July 2015 | By

Private terminal to be developed in partnership with US firm

Obhur creek in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Jeddah sets new deadline for Obhur bridge Subscription

22 July 2015 | By

Creek crossing is part of the $12bn Jeddah Public Transport Programme

The technical expertise required includes experience in the design-and-build of urban tunneling structures utilising tunnel boring machines

Jeddah seeks contractors for metro Subscription

21 July 2015 | By

Rail network is part of city’s transport upgrade programme

Jeddah in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah seeks rail and tram contractors Subscription

20 July 2015 | By

Consortiums between local and international firms to be formed to meet prequalification criteria


Saudi Arabia arrests 431 Isis suspects Subscription

20 July 2015 | By

Six suspects were killed in security operations

Saudi construction

Bidders submit credentials for Aramco project management venture Subscription

20 July 2015 | By

Company targets $160bn of construction projects

Saudi rail contract cancelled

Saudi rail contract cancelled Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

Cancellation of $200m deal for rolling stock supply casts doubt onto scheme

Offshore oil

US firm wins Aramco long-term agreement Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

Deal covers brownfield work on various offshore fields

Saudi Aramco's Khurais expansion

Contractors await decision on Khurais expansion Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

Final decision to proceed with $3bn Saudi oil field project has not been taken

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Ghawar field

Ghawar continues to lead output Subscription

16 July 2015 | By

As Saudi Arabia’s crude production hits record levels, Aramco is preparing for the time when it will be necessary to enhance recovery at its largest oil field

Sama reserve assets

Riyadh’s shrinking reserve base Subscription

16 July 2015 | By James Gavin

Low oil prices and high spending have dented Saudi Arabia’s finances, forcing its first deficit in five years in 2014 and an even larger one forecast for this year

Transformation: Riyadh remains committed to the restructuring of Saudi Electricity Company

New direction for Saudi power sector Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Despite building up a strong track record in using private developers to construct power plants, Saudi Arabia has reverted back to direct procurement


Saudi Arabia: Riyadh tackles housing crisis

14 July 2015

It is estimated the kingdom’s budget deficit in 2015 could exceed $100bn

GCC price indices 2015

Oil price volatility hits stock markets Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Mixed results for GCC equity markets during first half


Saudi Arabia dominates region's project finance sector Subscription

14 July 2015 | By

Uncertain pipeline for second half of year, but 2016 shows promise

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King Abdullah Economic City - Industrial Valley

8 September 2015 | Latest details and opportunities on the KAEC Industrial Valley development

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Gulf Projects Index

Projects planned or under way 31 July 2015

Index weakens as key markets contract Subscription

3 August 2015

Kuwait the only state with a market increase thanks to the award of the much-awaited Al-Zour refineries project

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