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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi trends

UAE upstream

UAE upstream awards dominated by Petrofac and NPCC Subscription

16 July 2014 | By

Nasr award brings total National Petroleum Construction Company haul to $4.3bn since 2012

Additional capacity requirements 2013-20

Mirfa IWPP marks first private utility award of the year Subscription

9 July 2014 | By

Three independent utility schemes were awarded in 2013

Dubai real estate

Dubai property overheating fears resurface Subscription

10 June 2014 | By

The World Expo in 2020 will be key to Dubai’s property sector growth, but creating a sustainable market and avoiding another real estate bubble must be high on the agenda

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s construction rebound Subscription

1 May 2014 | By

Developers in the emirate are selling off-plan properties again as confidence returns to the market

Abu Dhabi peak power demand forecast

Exports drive growth in Abu Dhabi electricity demand Subscription

24 April 2014 | By

Abu Dhabi could face electricity shortfall by 2016 if extra capacity does not come online

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Arabtec share price has fallen

Arabtec locked in a fight for survival

26 June 2014 | By

Company’s ability to manage risks will be thrown into doubt following meltdown


Abu Dhabi looks to secure future Subscription

22 May 2014

The UAE capital is by far the biggest spender in the region’s upstream sector, with $9.5bn of work awarded on its fields in the past two years

Business class: Rivalry between Gulf airlines is intense

Etihad pushes the boundaries Subscription

15 May 2014 | By

While luxury offerings on board the region’s flagship airlines have garnered attention, competing for first-class travellers is a risky strategy

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi sees property revival Subscription

1 May 2014

Increased demand and strong economic growth mean the emirate’s real estate industry once again has the chance to become a key sector


Abu Dhabi edges closer to power shortage Subscription

24 April 2014 | By

Without the addition of generation capacity, the emirate will struggle to address growing power demand

Regional metro schemes

New players to fill metro void Subscription

20 March 2014

With the region’s metro boom gathering pace, competition for resources is also mounting

Stocks: 2014 could see a steady stream of offerings

High hopes for new UAE listings Subscription

27 February 2014 | By

The UAE’s stock markets are in dire need of successful initial public offerings to increase liquidity and offer diversification


Abu Dhabi has time on its side Subscription

27 February 2014

The emirate can afford to meet its industrial diversification targets at a slower pace than neighbouring states

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Special reports


UAE: National health professional satisfaction survey Subscription

18 July 2014 | By

Provision of a national health professional satisfaction survey

UAE: Workplace safety and noise awareness Subscription

18 July 2014 | By

Provision of workplace safety and noise awareness services

UAE: Data centre consultancy Subscription

5 July 2014 | By

Provision of consultancy services for the construction and supervision of a data centre

UAE: Consultancy services Subscription

19 June 2014 | By

Provision of consultancy services comprising the research and development of programmes

UAE: Pouch making machine and case packer Subscription

16 June 2014 | By

Supply and installation of an automatic stand-up pouch packaging line and case packer

UAE: Studio and sound system control room O&M Subscription

14 June 2014 | By

Operation and maintenance (O&M) of a studio and sound system control room

UAE: Health review services Subscription

14 June 2014 | By

Provision of services for occupational health

UAE: IPT server upgrade Subscription

14 June 2014 | By

Upgrading an IPT server

UAE: Core switches Subscription

26 May 2014 | By

Supply, installation and commissioning of core switches

UAE: Medical equipment Subscription

26 May 2014 | By

Supply of medical equipment

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Contract awards

NPCC awarded package one of Nasr field development Subscription

15 July 2014 | By

Local group considers remarkable run of contracts in Abu Dhabi offshore sector

Consortium wins $2bn-plus contract on Nasr field Subscription

9 July 2014 | By

Relief for South Korean group with major award after long drought in Abu Dhabi offshore market

Penspen wins Abu Dhabi offshore gas management deal Subscription

7 July 2014 | By

British group will oversee upgrade of Umm Shaif gas facilities to increase capacity

GDF Suez signs contract for Abu Dhabi Mirfa private power scheme Subscription

3 July 2014 | By

Developer will hold a 20 per cent equity stake in the project

Bam secures more Al-Ain stadium development work Subscription

10 June 2014 | By

Netherlands-based contractor Bam recently completed Al-Ain stadium

Serco signs Adnoc facilities management deal Subscription

21 May 2014 | By

UK firm to provide services at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s new headquarters

Masdar awards contracts for pilot desalination project Subscription

14 May 2014 | By

Four companies to develop pilot desalination plants which will be powered by renewable energy

CH2M Hill wins management of Abu Dhabi onshore expansion Subscription

7 May 2014 | By

Group to oversee development of Sahil, Qusahwira and Mender fields; SNC Lavalin wins design deal on Qusahwira


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

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan Subscription

26 January 2014

President of the UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi

Fahed al-Ketbi Subscription

20 January 2014

Fahed al-Ketbi is chief operations officer, Aldar Properties

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan Subscription

7 January 2014

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan is Crown Prince, Abu Dhabi

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