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Hospital

GP Zachariades Group wins Bahrain hospital contract Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

Cypriot contractor will build cancer centre at northern hospital

Gerd Mueller, German development aid minister

German minister accuses Qatar of financing Isis Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

Gerd Mueller says Qatar is assisting the extremist group that has seized large swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq

Runway

WSP wins Oman airport work Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

Canadian firm appointed by J&P for detailed design work on Muscat and Salalah airport projects

Pylon

Dubai extends bid deadline for Jebel Ali plant expansion Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

Project will expand M Station plant by 600MW

Refinery

Libyan oil output rises to 562,000 barrels a day Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

El-Sider oil terminal set to export first shipment of crude after militants took control in July 2013

Fuel oil refinery

No solution in sight for Egypt hydrocracker Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

Asyut Hydrogen Cracking Facility remains on hold due to contuned financing woes

Refinery

Kuwait delays New Refinery Project bid submission deadline Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

$1.1bn New Refinery Project package is pushed back by nearly two months

Suez Canal

Ascom wins excavation work on the Suez Canal project Subscription

20 August 2014 | By

Qalaa Holdings’ company is one of several selected firms

Port

Doha evaluates bids for port construction package Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Seven groups submitted prices for naval infrastructure package at new port

Yemen

Yemen and Kuwait discuss oil and gas cooperation Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Yemeni officials hope for Kuwaiti investment to help revive flagging oil production

Mina al-Ahmadi refinery in Kuwait

Workers injured in Kuwait refinery fire Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Fire breaks out at the Mina al-Ahmadi refinery

Pipeline

Petrochina tenders third phase of Halfaya oil development Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Third central processing facility to boost Iraq field’s capacity to over 500,000 barrels a day

Sewage treatment

Oman seeks bids for Sohar Port sewage project Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Contract will involve providing project management services for treated sewage effluent scheme

Rakbank

Rakbank to acquire stake in insurance firm Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Ras al-Khaimah-based bank eyes new business

Airport

Low bidder emerges for domestic Saudi airport Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Project covers expansion of Qassim airport

Islamic State in Iraq and Syria supporter in Syria

Kuwait complies with UN crackdown on terror funding Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Two Kuwaitis to see travel ban and asset freeze after allegations of financing jihadists in Syria

Ras Laffan petrochemicals complex in Qatar

Prequalification starts at $7.4bn Qatar chemicals scheme Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Al-Sejeel petrochemicals complex invites interest for last two packages at Ras Laffan

Oil rig

Saudi Aramco receives bids for $3bn Khurais expansion Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Five packages now under evaluation for major upstream project in Eastern province of Saudi Arabia

Gas flare

Mansouriya gas project halted on unrest in northern Iraq Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Turkey/Kuwait/South Korea consortium pulls staff from Diyala province operations

Libya

Airstrikes in Libya as militia war escalates Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Aircraft bomb Tripoli as armed groups ignore UN appeal for ceasefire

Solar power

Bids invited for Duba integrated solar and gas power plant Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Gas fired power plant will contain an integrated solar power system

Port

Kuwait prequalifies consultants for Bubiyan port design deal Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Work will involve designing main buildings and additional infrastructure for new port

Gas pipeline

Jordan plans to import Palestinian gas Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

A field off the coast of the Gaza Strip could provide Jordan with 30 per cent of daily consumption

Refinery

Three bidders remain for $6.4bn Qatar petrochemical scheme Subscription

18 August 2014 | By

Final commercial submissions for Al-Karaana Petrochemicals Complex are expected in October

Abu Dhabi

Fitch maintains high rating for Abu Dhabi Subscription

17 August 2014 | By

Banking sector’s performance improving in line with economy

Oman road

Oman invites bids for road upgrade project Subscription

17 August 2014 | By

Work will involve dualising road in southern governorate of Dhofar

Photovoltaic solar power

Dubai invites bids for phase 2 of solar park Subscription

17 August 2014 | By

Utility has prequalified 24 companies to bid for independent power project

Markets

Menacorp chief sees greater consolidation of UAE brokerage firms Subscription

17 August 2014 | By

CEO aims to diversify business model

Nouri al-Maliki

Nouri al-Maliki resigns as Iraq prime minister Subscription

15 August 2014 | By

The former Iraq leader announced his decision to resign in a television broadcast

Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haidar al-Abadi

Haidar al-Abadi faces tough challenge to form unity government Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

Former adviser to Nouri al-Maliki must break from previous policies to curb sectarian divides

Solar panel

Contractors invited to bid for Waad al-Shamal power plant Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

Client has now added a solar component to the scheme

Libya conflict

Libya calls for foreign intervention Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

Libya’s parliament says UN should take measures to protect civilians

Workers on Kuwait's Clean Fuels Project are going to be mobilised in October, according to an industry source

October start for Clean Fuels Project site works Subscription

14 August 2014 | By

After years of delays, work is expected to begin on expanding Kuwait’s Mina al-Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries

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