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LNG ship

BG expects no LNG cargos from Egypt for the rest of 2014 Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

Natural gas shortage sees BG Group’s Egypt hydrocarbon production drop by 53 per cent

Lukoil starts buy-back oil exports in Iraq

Lukoil starts buy-back oil exports in Iraq Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

West Qurna 2 crude production increased to 280,000 barrels a day

Mongi Hamdi, foreign minister, Tunisia

Tunisia threatens to close Libya border Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

Foreign minister says refugee influx may destabilise the country ahead of key elections

Six Construct wins Ferrari World Abu Dhabi expansion

Six Construct wins Ferrari World Abu Dhabi expansion Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

Attraction already the world’s largest indoor theme park

Abu Dhabi is set to have its own Guggenheim museum, with contractors preparing to submit bids on 3 August for the construction deal

Firms prepare to bid for Abu Dhabi Guggenheim Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

There are two frontrunners for the nearby Zayed National Museum

Stadium

Aramco to invite 12 to bid for 11 stadiums Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

An award is expected by the end of 2014

Hill appointed project manager for Cairo airport Terminal 2

Hill project manager for Cairo airport Terminal 2 Subscription

31 July 2014 | By

US-based firm wins $1.9m contract lasting for 15 months

EU warned that Algeria is “unreliable” gas supplier

EU warned that Algeria is 'unreliable' gas supplier Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

European think-tank says falling production and increasing domestic demand makes Algiers a bad partner

Members of Kuwait's opposition have accused top judges of being implicated in the embezzlement of tens of billions of dollars, causing mass protests against the government

Kuwait opposition accuses government of illegal crackdown Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Former parliamentarians say the government is using “unconstitutional” methods to cover up corruption

People look at the wreckage of a government war plane, which crashed during fighting on 29 July in Benghazi

Islamists claim major victory in Benghazi Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Ansar al-Sharia and its allies overrun key military base in eastern Libya

Atkins wins more Doha Metro design work

Atkins wins more Doha Metro design work Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Firm appointed as lead designer for Gold Line

Carillion and Balfour Beatty merger could affect Dubai joint ventures

Carillion merger could affect Dubai joint ventures Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Emirate is only Middle East market where two firms have substantial operations

Dubai shortlists three for Sheikh Zayed Road double-decking

Dubai shortlists three for road double-decking Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Firms submitted bids for work on Sheikh Zayed Road in April

Saint Gobain to supply pipes for Qatar mega reservoirs

French firm to supply pipes for Qatar mega reservoirs Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Local company installing pipelines as part of strategic water scheme

Middle East best performing region for Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend performs well in region Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Firm’s revenues up by 46 per cent

Firms express interest in new Dubai creek crossing

Firms express interest in Dubai creek crossing Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Ittihad Bridge will be tendered in October

Actco to build Dubai Bollywood theme park

Actco to build Dubai Bollywood theme park Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Project being built in Jebel Ali area

Firms submit revised prices for Doha metro contract

Firms submit revised bids for Doha metro deal Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Initial prices to supply and install systems and rolling stock were submitted in March

Fouad Masoum elected as Iraq president

Fouad Masoum elected as Iraq president Subscription

27 July 2014 | Updated: 28 July 2014 | By

Vote marks significant step forward for country

Oman extends deadline for water distribution scheme

Oman extends deadline for water scheme Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Work will involve expanding distribution networks in Muscat

Qatar considers using solar technology for rail projects

Qatar considers solar technology for rail projects Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Solar panels at depot could provide up to 80MW of power for proposed rail system

Black plumes of smoke are seen after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces in Libya

US evacuates embassy in Libya Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Staff driven to Tunisia with military escort as fighting escalates in Tripoli

Dow Chemical to build reverse osmosis manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia

Dow to build Saudi reverse osmosis plant Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Plant will manufacture component for desalination facilities

World Bank approves $300m programme for Tunisia

World Bank approves Tunisia programme Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

$300m scheme comes ahead of elections and will focus on performance and governance of municipalities

Oman tenders cultural centre construction

Oman tenders cultural centre construction Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Bid deadline set for late September

Midmac and CCC take over Qatar Sidra Medical and Research Centre work

Midmac and CCC take over Qatar hospital work Subscription

27 July 2014 | By

Joint venture replaces team of OHL and Contrack for work on Sidra Medical and Research Centre

Cairo streets

World Bank approves $500m gas loan to Cairo Subscription

25 July 2014 | By

Project aims to connect 1.5 million Egyptian households to national gas grid

Cairo, Egypt

BP denies deal to restart $10bn Egypt gas project Subscription

25 July 2014 | By

UK energy company says the West Nile Delta development remains on hold

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