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Technip wins Abu Dhabi offshore project management deal

Abu Dhabi plans major five-year offshore investment Subscription

22 April 2015 | By

Adnoc official says emirate aims to sustain 3.5 million barrels-a-day total capacity

Mena project finance volumes

Project finance deals rise in first quarter Subscription

21 April 2015 | By

Increase is not a sign of an improving market, bankers say

Refinery

State oil company requests bigger budget for Al-Zour Subscription

15 April 2015 | By

Kuwait National Petroleum Company seeks permission to spend an extra $2.88bn

Oil prices

Renewable projects will continue to attract financing Subscription

14 April 2015 | By

Gulf solar plants maintain investor interest despite low oil prices

Saudi power demand

Saudi Arabia invites bids for Fadhili IPP Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

Cogeneration plant will be developed jointly by Saudi Aramco and Saudi Electricity Company

Hospital construction

Qatar could turn to PPP to support infrastructure Subscription

6 April 2015 | By

Private sector will need to step up as budget deficit looms

Yu Tao

Non-payment lessons learned Subscription

1 April 2015 | By

Still a concern but fewer non-payment problems likely if market contracts, says China State Construction

Power plant

Major Saudi Arabia projects secure funding Subscription

23 March 2015 | By

PetroRabigh Phase II and Rabigh IWSPP raise financing in March

Banks to support Orascom-Ipic coal plant in Egypt

Banks to support Orascom-Ipic coal plant Subscription

17 March 2015 | By

Several other coal projects will also require bank debt

Power transmission

Islamic Bank financing Egypt-Saudi power link Subscription

16 March 2015 | By

Cross-border link will have capacity to transport 3,000MW a day

Egypt oil

BG signs $4bn gas deal with Egypt Subscription

15 March 2015 | By

President of BG Egypt says the investment will be made over 3-4 years

Egypt petrochemicals

Progress on $2.1bn Asyut Hydrocracker Subscription

15 March 2015 | By

Pharos Investment Banking says it is in talks with banks, investors, and contractors

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Analysis

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japan companies benefit from undervalued Yen

14 April 2015 | By

A depreciated Yen is not enough to boost Japan’s Middle East expansion

Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne

MEED board report, April 2015 Subscription

8 April 2015 | By

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Egypt attracts almost $100bn of investment deals

Egypt attracts $130bn of investment deals Subscription

15 March 2015 | By

Country seeks finance to rebuild infrastructure and kick-start economy

 Concerns over deal pipeline but new opportunities emerge

Lenders eye prospects in new markets Subscription

11 March 2015 | By

Project finance market remains apprehensive about impact of lower oil prices

Banking and finance

Project finance volumes slump

10 March 2015

With depressed oil prices, the prospect of project finance volumes recovering to the levels seen in 2007 for a sustained period is remote

Mena project finance volumes

Pockets of opportunity for lenders in 2015 Subscription

10 March 2015 | By

Lower oil prices mean there will be a lower volume of deals this year, but power and water projects are set to go ahead and previously unstable markets are now opening up

Egyp dollarisation ratio and net international reserves

Funding fears loom over projects push Subscription

10 March 2015 | By

The Egyptian government’s plan to revitalise the economy through infrastructure will open up new opportunities for the project finance market, but commercial lenders are wary of taking on too much risk

Iraq additional power capacity and power sector

Baghdad gives IPPs another try Subscription

10 March 2015 | By

Iraq is restarting its independent power project programme in a bid to tackle its electricity crisis, but it remains to be seen whether developers and financiers will be interested

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Companies

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International Bank of Qatar Subscription

International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) was established in 1956 and has seen its balance sheet increase since 2007. The bank is privately owned by six entities; National Bank of Kuwait, 30 per cent and five Qatari companies, 70 per cent.

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Union National Bank Subscription

Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Union National Bank (UNB) was established in 1982. UNB is jointly owned by the governments of Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

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People

Amgad Husein Subscription

Amgad Husein is partner at Dentons Saudi Arabia

Neil Cuthbert Subscription

Neil Cuthbert is partner at Dentons Dubai

Paul Trowbridge Subscription

Paul Trowbridge is CEO at United Arab Bank

Samer Abdel Kader Subscription

Samer Abdel Kader is head of SEI Investments Middle East

Alain Renaud Subscription

Alain Renaud is general manager for corporate, commercial and investment banking at Commercial Bank of Dubai

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Phone: +971 (0)4 818 0255
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