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New projects

Algeria plans shale gas licence round Subscription

26 January 2014, 6:37 GMT | By

Alergia is expected to start shale gas licensing bid round by the end of 2014

Project bids

Saudi Aramco on verge of awarding Saipem pipeline contract Subscription

7 April 2014, 11:51 GMT | By

Italian contractor Saipem now in front to win Saudi Aramco’s Shedgum to Yanbu natural gas pipeline

Abu Dhabi prepares nitrogen rejection unit tender Subscription

18 February 2014, 9:26 GMT | By

Gasco asks firms to express interest following completion of design study on gas processing project

Saipem emerges as contender for Shedgum to Yanbu pipeline Subscription

18 February 2014, 6:41 GMT | By

Italian contractor could be awarded by Aramco despite having third lowest bid

Aramco on verge of awarding $1.65bn gas deal to Dodsal Subscription

18 February 2014, 6:35 GMT | By

Dubai-based contractor expected to win Master Gas System Expansion project

Bapco seeks interest in liquefied natural gas import terminal Subscription

5 February 2014, 11:29 GMT | By Iliana Foutsitzis

Bahrain revisits plans for regasification terminal with initial capiacity of 500 million cubic feet a day

Frontrunners emerge for Shedgum to Yanbu gas pipeline Subscription

4 February 2014, 7:13 GMT | By

Saudi Aramco expected to award contract for pipeline expansion project in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco receives bids for shale gas study Subscription

23 January 2014, 9:11 GMT | By

Engineering consultancies line up for three-year shale gas study contract with the option of a further two years

Technical bids in for Algeria gas compression project Subscription

19 January 2014, 16:26 GMT | By Richard Nield

Commercial bids for Algeria gas compression project are due to be submitted at the end of January

Project awards

Alstom wins Iraq captive power plant deal Subscription

1 April 2014, 13:00 GMT | By

740MW gas-fired facility to be built at Zubair oil field

Saipem awarded dual Iraq gas design deals Subscription

4 March 2014, 13:01 GMT | By

Italian engineering firm will design liquefaction and export terminals

Tebodin awarded four contracts on early-stage UAE energy schemes Subscription

19 February 2014, 8:57 GMT | By

Dutch company Tebodin wins work on Abu Dhabi refineries, Umm Shaif field and distribution terminals

Samsung Engineering wins $800m Algeria contract Subscription

17 February 2014, 6:15 GMT | By

South Korean contractor will build gas processing facilities at Algeria’s Timimoun field

Petrofac-led consortium awarded $1.2bn Khazzan contract Subscription

11 February 2014, 10:01 GMT | By

BP hires contractors to build central processing facility at Oman tight gas field

KCA Deutag wins $220m deal to build rigs for Oman’s Khazzan tight gas project Subscription

3 February 2014, 12:22 GMT | By

BP awards five-year contract to UK-based group with drilling to start in fourth quarter

BP and Oman reach final agreement on Khazzan tight gas development Subscription

16 December 2013, 11:29 GMT | By

Construction expected to start in 2014 on gas capacity equal to a third of Oman’s current output

Tebodin wins engineering contracts on UAE gas facilities Subscription

10 December 2013, 8:59 GMT | By

Dutch company to study installation of sulphur removal facility at Industrial City of Abu Dhabi

Updates

Iran plans second crude export terminal Subscription

31 March 2014, 11:42 GMT | By

Pipeline will connect oil fields with planned crude export terminal at Jask on Gulf of Oman, says government source

Saipem awarded dual Iraq gas design deals Subscription

4 March 2014, 13:01 GMT | By

Italian engineering firm will design liquefaction and export terminals

Gas shortages hamper Basra diversification efforts Subscription

26 February 2014, 12:25 GMT | By

Lack of gas has led to suspension of Iraqi petrochemicals schemes

Technical bids in for Algeria gas compression project Subscription

19 January 2014, 16:26 GMT | By Richard Nield

Commercial bids for Algeria gas compression project are due to be submitted at the end of January

Work to restart on Algeria's Salah field Subscription

19 January 2014, 16:26 GMT | By Richard Nield

Work on Algeria’s Salah field was suspended in 2013

BP and Oman reach final agreement on Khazzan tight gas development Subscription

16 December 2013, 11:29 GMT | By

Construction expected to start in 2014 on gas capacity equal to a third of Oman’s current output

Kuwait outlines new non-associated gas production targets Subscription

25 November 2013, 9:16 GMT | By

Gulf state pushes back Jurassic gas target to 2020 from 2017

Latest Gas news

Iran faces challenge to export post-2015 gas surplus Subscription

15 April 2014, 10:29 GMT | By

Minister says export pipelines must be built to transport gas from expanded South Pars development

Saudi Aramco lower gasification costs to $8.5bn Subscription

25 March 2014, 10:56 GMT | By

Oil major Saudi Aramco expected to keep capacity of gasification plant to 4,000MW

Tebodin awarded four contracts on early-stage UAE energy schemes Subscription

19 February 2014, 8:57 GMT | By

Dutch company Tebodin wins work on Abu Dhabi refineries, Umm Shaif field and distribution terminals

Oman gas consumption rose 3.2 per cent in 2013 Subscription

18 February 2014, 13:00 GMT | By

Demand from oil and industrial sectors drives consumption up to 39.1 billion cubic metres

Abu Dhabi prepares nitrogen rejection unit tender Subscription

18 February 2014, 9:26 GMT | By

Gasco asks firms to express interest following completion of design study on gas processing project

Yemen probes Total LNG agreement Subscription

17 February 2014, 10:33 GMT | By

Public prosecutor investigated gas price deal between French oil group and previous regime

Korea Gas Corporation to sell stake in Iraq gas field Subscription

12 February 2014, 8:58 GMT | By

The Korea Gas Corporation (Kogas) is planning to sell a part stake in the Akkas gas field located in the west of Iraq.

Petrofac-led consortium awarded $1.2bn Khazzan contract Subscription

11 February 2014, 10:01 GMT | By

BP hires contractors to build central processing facility at Oman tight gas field

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Gas trends

GCC and Iraq energy awards

Gulf oil and gas spending hits long-term high in first quarter Subscription

2 April 2014, 8:53 GMT | By

More than $25bn-worth of contracts awarded as three-month period eclipses total for 2013

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2014 Video Subscription

20 March 2014, 12:58 GMT

Over $17bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East

Contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: January 2014 Video Subscription

16 February 2014, 11:13 GMT

Over $17bn awarded in January in the Middle East

MEED Quality Awards

Deadline nears for MEED Quality Awards for Projects entries

21 January 2014, 5:48 GMT

The awards will once again look to recognise the projects executed with the highest quality

MEED Quality Awards

Focus returns to quality projects

2 January 2014, 11:36 GMT

The MEED Quality Awards for Projects will once again look to recognise the projects executed with the highest quality

Oman crude output 2000-2013

Petroleum Development Oman Subscription

30 December 2013, 10:40 GMT | By

The company must ensure the development of new projects to maintain production targets

Shale reserves and oil consumption

Saudi domestic demand is 'larger threat than US shale' Subscription

18 December 2013, 7:31 GMT | By

Jadwa Investment report says soaring domestic demand in Saudi Arabia poses greater risk to oil exports

Long-term planning: Oil minister Mohammed al-Sada (pictured) and Emir Sheikh Tamim are determined to diverify Qatar's energy sector

Qatar looks beyond gas Subscription

5 December 2013, 10:03 GMT | By

Faced with potential competition from shale gas producers, Doha is investing in oil projects

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MEED comment

Gasification at Jizan

Higher bid prices return to the GCC

10 April 2014, 15:24 GMT

European firms have been winning work again for a couple of years now, beating South Korean competition

Iraq gas

Securing gas is a priority for Iraq

27 February 2014, 14:11 GMT | By

If the Iraqi government is to meet its development targets, it is vital that schemes to provide gas are a success

Gas

The Khazzan tight gas test Subscription

13 February 2014, 13:59 GMT | By

The region’s producers will be keeping a close eye on the progress of Oman’s new unconventional gas scheme for potential of its model working elsewhere

Gas flare

Studious tactics for Saudi shale Subscription

23 January 2014, 14:01 GMT | By

To emulate the success seen in the US, Saudi Arabia’s burgeoning shale gas sector must conduct extensive formation studies to ensure significant development

Shale gas

Progress on shale gas sparks hope Subscription

16 January 2014, 15:45 GMT

Aramco’s shale gas scheme shows there is still a lot of work to be won in the kingdom’s energy market

Oil rig

Doha is not relying on LNG Subscription

5 December 2013, 13:21 GMT

The new focus on oil is a sure sign that Qatar wants to diversify its upstream operations and extend the life of its mature oil fields

Gasification costs at Jizan

Is a U-turn at Jizan possible? Subscription

21 November 2013, 14:52 GMT

As the costs for the Jizan gasification plant soar, speculation is mounting that oil giant Saudi Aramco might be forced to rethink its plans

Rig

Aramco pursues gas ambitions Subscription

14 November 2013, 14:17 GMT

Red Sea offshore gas field opens up new hydrocarbons frontier for state-owned Saudi oil giant

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Special reports

Iraq

Iraq: Factional friction poses threat to security

6 March 2014, 6:33 GMT

At MEED’s Iraq Energy Projects conference held in Dubai in February, gas was high on the agenda

Illustration

GTL in Focus: Sasol and Shell explore new markets

3 December 2013, 6:43 GMT | Updated: 3 December 2013, 6:43 GMT | By Richard Nield

The success of Qatar’s Oryx GTL and Pearl GTL projects has led to a renewed interest in gas-to-liquid (GTL) investments, and the companies behind these plants – Sasol of South Africa and the UK/Dutch Shell Group – are now eyeing new opportunities in markets much further afield

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Gas presentations

Project trends

Gulf projects index

Iraq and UAE lead Gulf index growth Subscription

17 April 2014, 11:01 GMT

Kuwait, Qatar and Iran record largest declines in value

Gulf projects index

Iran records biggest decline Subscription

27 March 2014, 8:24 GMT

Kuwait and Iraq top gainers in the Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

Strong Saudi growth lifts Gulf Index Subscription

28 November 2013, 9:42 GMT

Five out of eight markets in the region record declines in value

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Companies

Samir

Samir Subscription

The Moroccan firm has completed an upgrade of its main refinery at Mohammedia

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RasGas Company Subscription

RasGas has production facilities in Ras Laffan to extract, treat, liquefy and export LNG around the world

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People

Neil Gilmour

3 December 2013, 5:52 GMT

Neil Gilmour is vice-president of development, Shell Integrated Gas

Thani Thamer Mohammad al-Thani

3 December 2013, 5:50 GMT

Thani Thamer Mohammad al-Thani is deputy general manager, Qatar Shell

Wael Sawan

3 December 2013, 5:44 GMT

Wael Sawan is managing director and chairman, Qatar Shell Companies

Marjo Louw

3 December 2013, 5:32 GMT

Marjo Louw is Qatar country president, Sasol

Abdulrahman al-Suwaidi

3 December 2013, 5:23 GMT

Abdulrahman al-Suwaidi is chief executive officer (CEO), Oryx GTL

Abdulaziz al-Judaimi Subscription

21 July 2013, 12:26 GMT | By

A top executive hunting for gas in Saudi Arabia’s Empty Quarter

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Tenders

Iraq: Sodium hydroxide Subscription

19 April 2014, 11:37 GMT | By

Supply of sodium hydroxide flakes

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