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Dubai construction

Property surge: There are fears another housing bubble is forming in Dubai

Dubai property values drop Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Dubai home values dropped in the first quarter of this year as a subdued market continues to struggle with supply and demand

Oil storage

Audex awarded $231m of work on Fujairah oil storage Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Singapore group to build oil storage terminals for two companies at UAE port

China’s Zhongman wins West Qurna-2 drilling contract in Iraq

Chinese group wins $527m Iraq drilling contract Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Zhongman to drill production wells for 28 months at West Qurna-2 field

Offshore rig

Dynamic Industries confirms Aramco award Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

US brownfield specialist one of four signatories of long-term contract for offshore work

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi

US commits to Tunisia’s security Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Tunisian leader on state visit to Washington

Dubai Metro

Dubai delays Expo metro submission date Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Local and international firms are forming bidding teams

Construction

Jabal Omar Development secures loan Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Islamic financing for Mecca development

Muscat Securities Exchange

Bank Nizwa opts out of merger Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Two other financial institutions express interest

Islamic bonds

Lack of liquidity stifling sukuk market Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Experts call for more corporate issuance

Temporary offices

Clean Fuels construction to start before the end of July Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Preliminary works for the Kuwaiti megaproject are ongoing

Refinery

Al-Zour refinery bidders asked to renew bonds Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Budget increase for the three process packages is yet to be approved

Qatar Petroleum

Wintershall pulls out of Qatar Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

German oil company abandons gas field concession

Oil storage

Bidders on Al-Zour package four prepare to submit new bids Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

All four have picked up the new tender documents

Rig

Work ramps up on Kuwait’s Lower Fars field development Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Surveys are under way and construction is due to start in the first quarter of 2016

Oil well

Kuwait manifold contract expected to be awarded in June Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

UK-based company is low-bidder on the project

Divisive: The Muslim Brotherhood has called on Egyptians to “reclaim the democracy they fought so hard for”

Egypt appoints Brotherhood critic as justice minister Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

 Ahmed el-Zend of the Muslim Brotherhood has been appointed as Egypt’s new justice minister

UK firm wins Al-Maktoum airport contract

Export credit agencies teaming up for Dubai airport funding Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

UK offered $2bn of export credit guarantees in 2014

Six groups have submitted bids for the contract to develop Iraq’s first publicly tendered independent power project

Emal evaluates bids for power project Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Expansion will boost capacity by 235MW

Power plant

Dubal extends deadline for power plant expansion Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Project will expand captive power plant capacity for aluminium producer

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Latest Analysis

Isis-affiliated group profile: Ansar Beir al-Maqdis

Sinai-base militants warn of increased activity Subscription

21 May 2015

Ansar Beit al-Magdis warn of more attacks on security forces

Richard Thompson

Top 10 trends shaping the Middle East: 5-1 Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

MEED outlines the biggest trends impacting the region

Divisive: The Muslim Brotherhood has called on Egyptians to “reclaim the democracy they fought so hard for”

Mursi verdict threatens stability Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

The death penalty handed to former president Mohamed Mursi could see mass protests return to Egypt

UAE oil and gas concessions

Abu Dhabi oil’s pivot to Asia Subscription

18 May 2015 | By

South Korea takes first stake in major oil concession as part of a growing interest of Asian companies in UAE production

Indian bank in Dubai

Remittances remain volatile Subscription

18 May 2015 | By

Remittance flows began to grow again last year, but could be hit if oil prices stay low

Richard Thompson

Top 10 trends in the Middle East: 10-6 Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

MEED outlines the biggest trends impacting the region

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Special Reports

Banking

Saudi banking: Sector in rude health

18 May 2015

The kingdom’s locally incorporated lenders have posted promising profits in 2014 as well as the first quarter of 2015, despite low oil prices and new regulations

Low oil prices curb contract awards

Oil & Gas: MEED's EPC contractor survey

11 May 2015

Low oil prices curb contract awards

Construction

Construction: Outlook set to remain subdued

6 May 2015 | By

A healthy projects market in Dubai and Mecca masks concerns about the level of upcoming construction awards in other countries

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Middle East trends

Richard Thompson

Top 10 trends shaping the Middle East: 5-1 Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

MEED outlines the biggest trends impacting the region

Saudi Arabia Banking Special Report

Banking

Saudi banking: Sector in rude health

18 May 2015

The kingdom’s locally incorporated lenders have posted promising profits in 2014 as well as the first quarter of 2015, despite low oil prices and new regulations

Metro update

Dubai Metro

Dubai delays Expo metro submission date Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Local and international firms are forming bidding teams

Saudi Aramco focus

Offshore rig

Dynamic Industries confirms Aramco award Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

US brownfield specialist one of four signatories of long-term contract for offshore work


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Contract Awards

MEED contracts awarded April 2015

Middle East contracts awarded: April 2015 Subscription

3 May 2015

Nearly $5bn of contracts awarded in April in the Middle East

Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

Saudi Arabia leads Gulf index recovery Subscription

18 May 2015

All countries record gains to bring projects market up by 0.7 per cent

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