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Abu Dhabi trends

Crunch: Abu Dhabi faces a shortfall of water next year unless new capacity comes online or demand decreases

A brave move by Abu Dhabi on water tariffs Subscription

20 November 2014 | By ,

The emirate is targeting nationals in its reform of power and water subsidies

Saudi oil production and brent crude price

Riyadh in strong position ahead of Opec meeting Subscription

18 November 2014 | By

Saudi Arabia showing no signs of cutting oil production despite falling prices

Energy use by Mena cities 2010

Mixed response to green building Subscription

13 November 2014 | By Paul Melly

Only some countries in the region have developed sustainability ratings for projects that seek to go beyond energy conservation and look at resource use and environmental impact

Selected UAE banks profits for first nine months

Profitable UAE banks raise international profile Subscription

5 November 2014 | By

Most UAE banks post first nine-month profit increase

Challenge: One barrier to developing alternative energy is the existence of fuel subsidies in the region

Region set to miss 2020 renewables target Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Lack of regulatory frameworks holds back development of alternative energy in the Middle East and North Africa

UAE projects by sector and UAE project status

UAE ramps up development as construction sector recovers Subscription

22 October 2014

About $549bn-worth of infrastructure projects are planned or under way in Dubai, with a further $312bn in Abu Dhabi

Estimated share of GCC railway cargo 2020

Boosting trade with rail links Subscription

12 October 2014

Bechtel’s David Welch explains how railways promote economic growth

Abu Dhabi upstream energy awards

Abu Dhabi tight-lipped on oil concession Subscription

3 September 2014 | By

Following the expiry of its long-term onshore oil field concession earlier this year, Abu Dhabi has yet to make a decision on which companies will ink a new contract

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MEED comment

While Abu Dhabi's decision to reform tariffs is a brave one, implementing them will prove the real challenge

Abu Dhabi leads the way with tariff reform

20 November 2014 | By

Enforcing new utility tariffs may provide stiff challenge for government

Abu Dhabi’s decision to reform electricity and water tariffs is a bold move

Abu Dhabi takes bold step with tariff reform

13 November 2014 | By

It will be interesting to see when the other GCC states will follow suit

Dubai’s planned energy programme states that by 2030, 12 per cent of its power will come from coal

Can coal ever be clean? Subscription

25 September 2014 | By

Doubts emerge over carbon capture as UAE considers expanding on coal use


Abu Dhabi moves on oil concession Subscription

24 July 2014 | By

Bids submitted for Adco onshore operations, but major contender ExxonMobil has left the race

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Special reports


UAE: Ambulance services Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

Provision of ambulance services

UAE: Road and infrastructure development Subscription

10 November 2014 | By

Development of roads and infrastructure

UAE: Irrigation dam works Subscription

10 November 2014 | By

Carrying out improvement works to irrigation dams

UAE: Agricultural maintenance works Subscription

10 November 2014 | By

Carrying out agricultural maintenance works

UAE: Systems integration and mobile applications Subscription

10 November 2014 | By

Supply of a platform for systems integration and mobile applications

UAE: Heritage wall Subscription

10 November 2014 | By

Construction of a heritage wall

UAE: Email system Subscription

10 November 2014 | By

Implementation of an email system

UAE: Bird and fish feed Subscription

10 November 2014 | By

Supply of feed for birds and fish

UAE: Border post design Subscription

6 November 2014 | By

Designing of the Gweifat border post

UAE: Prime infrastructure licences Subscription

26 October 2014 | By

Supply of prime infrastructure licences

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Contract awards

Aluminium smelter

GE wins services contract on Abu Dhabi aluminium smelter turbines Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

US group awarded long-term contractual services agreement from Emirates Global Aluminium

Bam International has been awarded a contract to build marine infrastructure works for the third-phase expansion of the Al-Dabbiya oil field in Abu Dhabi

Bam wins $88m deal on Al-Dabbiya marine works Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

Dutch company to carry out work on shallow-water oil field development in Abu Dhabi

Technip wins Abu Dhabi offshore project management deal

Technip wins Abu Dhabi offshore project management deal Subscription

17 November 2014 | By

French engineering group to oversee three construction packages on Nasr field

GE Oil & Gas wins Abu Dhabi gas turbine deal

GE Oil & Gas wins Abu Dhabi gas turbine deal Subscription

12 November 2014 | By

US group to supply technology for Umm al-Lulu full-field development

District cooling

Drake & Scull wins Abu Dhabi district cooling deal Subscription

3 November 2014 | By

Work involves installing a network serving a housing complex

Adwea peak water supply

Suez Environment wins major Abu Dhabi and Oman contracts Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Work will include building desalination component of Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa project

GCC aluminium production

Petrofac consortium wins deal on Abu Dhabi alumina refinery Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Emirates Global Aluminium raw materials project expected to be completed by end of 2017

caustic soda

Nuberg wins deal to expand Abu Dhabi caustic soda plant Subscription

13 October 2014 | By

Indian group awarded $15m contract by project owner Al-Ghaith Industries


Nabil Ibrahim

Nabil Ibrahim Subscription

22 September 2014

Nabil Ibrahim

Villiers Terblanche Subscription

20 July 2014

Villiers Terblanche office managing partner, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha at Latham & Watkins

Christopher Lester Subscription

20 July 2014

Christopher Lester is counsel at Latham & Watkins in Abu Dhabi

Suhail Mubarak Bin Athaeeth al-Ameri Subscription

12 July 2014

Suhail Mubarak Bin Athaeeth al-Ameri chief executive officer of The General Holding Corporation (Senaat)

Jonathan Macdonald Subscription

12 July 2014

Jonathan Macdonald, managing director and head of syndicated finance at NBAD

Mohamed Hasan al-Qemzi

20 February 2014

Mohamed Hasan al-Qemzi is CEO, ZonesCorp, Abu Dhabi

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