By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

News

This Week's News from MEED

Doha in Qatar

Qatar's New Port Project on schedule Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

New port will be an important point of entry for materials in the run up to the world cup

Gas drilling

Egypt fracking pilot to take two to three years Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

Shell and Apache to test the future viability of shale and tight gas reserves

Liquefied natural gas tanker

Bids in for Bahrain gas terminal Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

Russia’s Gazprom has offered to supply natural gas

Railway

Oil prices force Oman rail to extend tender Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

Contractors fear instability caused by falling oil prices and request extension for rail tender in Oman

Lukoil invites bids for West Qurna wellpad

Lukoil invites bids for West Qurna wellpad Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

Companies given until 26 January for Iraq project covering 10 oil wells

Dubai Municipality is planning to build a deep-sewer tunnel and network in the Deira area of the emirate

Dubai plans Deira deep-sewer tunnel Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

Project will be similar to Abu Dhabi’s Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme

Qatar and Egypt step closer to reconciliation

Qatar and Egypt step closer to reconciliation Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

It is hoped Saudi-arranged meeting will mend ties

Ras Laffan Industrial City

Deadline extended for Ras Laffan water project Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

Bids now due in late February for reverse osmosis facility

Oil price drop attributed to non-Opec output

Oil price drop attributed to non-Opec output Subscription

21 December 2014 | By Wil Crisp

UAE energy minister says oil producers’ group made correct decision in November

Coal-fired power station

Dubai extends deadline for coal project Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

State utility received prequalification entries from 17 companies in May

Bahrain outlook revised to negative

Bahrain outlook revised to negative Subscription

21 December 2014 | By

Downward revision by Fitch Ratings partly due to declining oil price

gas flare

Egypt signs landmark gas contract Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Apache and Shell set to invest $30-40m in Egyptian fracking project

Liquefied natural gas terminal

Morocco launches $4.6bn LNG project Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Scheme will increase Moroccan power generation from natural gas

CI Capital, one of the largest private investment banks in Egypt, is aiming to reach first close on a $300m joint private equity fund

CI Capital to close private equity fund Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Egyptian private investment bank targeting consumer industries

Dubai's Department of Economic Development says persistently low prices are likely to curb spending in 2016

Capital projects will suffer if oil stays at $65 Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Dubai’s Department of Economic Development says persistently low prices could curb spending in 2016

Qatari developer Ezdan has agreed to increase the company’s foreign ownership limit from 25 per cent to 49 per cent

Qatar's Ezdan to increase foreign ownership Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Qatari Emir calls for more foreign ownership in local listed companies to boost market

Tunisia presidential elections

Tunisia prepares for presidential run-off Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Tunisians abroad casting votes for 21 December elections

Oil discovery

Kuwait Energy Company strikes oil in Egypt Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Independent explorer says its Shahd-4 well has been successful

Road

Cairo to Cape Town road work awarded Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Arab Contractors take on part of ambitious African road project that plans to connect Egypt and South Africa

Mena power capacity 2012

Renewables industry not worried about oil price Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Priority concerns are subsidies and government commitment

Oman budget

Oman State Council approves draft budget Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Focus on corporate tax avoidance

Tebodin acquires Emcan Consultants & Engineers

Tebodin acquires Emcan Consultants & Engineers Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Takeover to strengthen Dutch group’s industrial buildings and infrastructure business in Saudi Arabia

GPS consortium wins Oman oil pipeline deal

GPS consortium wins Oman oil pipeline deal Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Work involves building refined products pipeline linking Muscat and Sohar

Fitch Ratings has maintained a stable outlook for the GCC banking industry due to the high level of sovereign support the sector receives

GCC banks maintain stable outlook Subscription

18 December 2014 | By

Sovereign support gives confidence to regional lenders, says Fitch Ratings

Marubeni and Degremont consortium wins Doha wastewater deal

Consortium lands Doha wastewater deal Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Second expansion will increase capacity of Doha West plant to 280,000 cubic metres a day

Abraaj partially divests stake in Integrated Diagnostics Holdings

Abraaj reduces stake in Integrated Diagnostics Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Stake sold to emerging market investor Actis

The local Engineering Contracting Company (ECC) has been awarded a $147m contract for the expansion of Dubai Properties’ Remraam development

Local firm wins contract for Dubailand work Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Engineering Contracting Company wins deal for Remraam expansion work

Ali Rashid Lootah, chairman of Nakheel

Nakheel to award $2bn of construction contracts Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Developer will focus on building assets that produce recurring revenues

Pumping station

Delays on Musaimeer Pumping Station tender Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Qatar expected to issue main contract tender in early 2015

Heathcare

Drake & Scull wins Abu Dhabi healthcare work Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Abu Dhabi healthcare project secured by engineering subsidiary

Power

Fewa revises northern emirates utility tariffs Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Revisions will increase cost of water by 0.5 fils per gallon

Dubai airport

Dubai launches 2021 vision Subscription

17 December 2014 | By ,

Plan Dubai 2021 outlines goals for the next seven years

Aramco receives revised offers for stadium building deals

Aramco receives revised bids for stadium building Subscription

16 December 2014 | By

Firms submitted original prices on 26 October

Visit MEED's News Archive

Newsletter Sign-up

More sector and country newsletters

Subscribe to MEED to receive your choice of premium newsletters

Find out more

-->