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Desalination

Deadline extended for Saudi desalination contracts Subscription

22 October 2014 | By

Work will involve building three desalination plants

Wadi in Oman

Oman tenders dam construction contract Subscription

14 October 2014 | By

Work will involve building flood protection and recharge dam

Oman invites bids for water distribution network

Oman invites bids for water distribution network Subscription

7 October 2014 | By

Project is part of sultanate’s plan to upgrade water transmission infrastructure

Bahrain to tender Tubli sewage treatment plant by October

Bahrain to tender Tubli treatment plant in October Subscription

29 September 2014 | By

Facility will increase country’s sewage plant capacity by 200,000 cubic metres a day

Oman

Oman extends deadline for water network project Subscription

24 August 2014 | By

Work will involve expanding distribution networks in Muscat

Wastewater

Qatar invites consultants to prequalify for wastewater contract Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Deadline set for 25 September

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

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

Project bids

Qatar invites bids for sewerage network assessment

Qatar invites bids for sewerage network assessment Subscription

15 October 2014 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Consultancy tender involves studying life expectancy of sewage pressure mains and trunk sewers

Wadi in Oman

Oman tenders dam construction contract Subscription

14 October 2014 | By

Work will involve building flood protection and recharge dam

Oman invites bids for water distribution network

Oman invites bids for water distribution network Subscription

7 October 2014 | By

Project is part of sultanate’s plan to upgrade water transmission infrastructure

Reverse osmosis desalination

Kuwait to invite bids for Doha desalination plant Subscription

30 September 2014 | By

Nine groups have been prequalified for the desalination plant tender

Marafiq has received bids for an engineering programme management contract for the Jubail and Yanbu industrial cities

Marafiq receives bids for management contract Subscription

10 August 2014 | By

Seven engineering firms submit proposals for power and water contract for Jubail and Yanbu industrial cities

Muscat, Oman

Deadline extended for Qurayyat water project Subscription

23 July 2014 | By

Plant will have a capacity of 44 million imperial gallons a day

Water transmission

Eleven bid for Dewa water pipelines Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Work will involve supply and installation of glass reinforced pipelines

The planned water treatment and injection facility in Kuwait will include an effluent water treatment plant

Kuwait to award water injection deal soon Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Disparity between bids and project’s budget blamed for delays

Project awards

Qatar awards mega reservoirs contracts

Qatar awards mega reservoirs contracts Subscription

22 October 2014 | By ,

Work involves building pipelines that will link reservoirs and new desalination scheme with water network

Pipes

Saudi Arabia awards water pipeline contracts Subscription

28 September 2014 | By

Pipelines are part of new city feeder plan for Riyadh

Saudi Arabia has awarded contracts to implement flood protection and drainage projects across the kingdom

Saudi Arabia awards more flood protection deals Subscription

13 August 2014 | By

Kingdom has suffered from significant damage due to flash-flooding in recent years

Qatar water customers

French firm to supply pipes for Qatar mega reservoirs Subscription

30 July 2014 | By

Local company installing pipelines as part of strategic water scheme

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

Water supply

Acciona wins Egypt water supply contract Subscription

23 July 2014 | By

Spain’s Acciona Agua and local partner will operate and maintain water network for New Cairo area

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

Dewa awards contract to improve water networks Subscription

16 July 2014 | By

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority project is aimed at boosting efficiency of emirate’s water transmission services

Wastewater

Austrian company wins Saudi wastewater contract Subscription

9 July 2014 | By

Wastewater plant will be located in Al-Kharj industrial development

Financing

Power

Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa power and water project reaches financial close Subscription

7 October 2014 | By ,

Approximately $1.2bn-worth of debt raised

Bahrain water projects

Finance is major challenge for Bahrain’s water sector Subscription

29 September 2014 | By ,

Population is growing by 3 per cent a year

Oman Wadi Dayqah dam

Islamic Development Bank to finance Oman water scheme Subscription

2 September 2014 | By

Project will supply water to certain areas in Oman

Kurdistan prioritises water projects worth $2.8bn Subscription

9 June 2014 | By

Schemes include $600m Erbil treatment plant and $276m Suleimaniyah wastewater plant

Kuwait tests appetite for next phase of Al-Zour North Subscription

21 May 2014 | By

Request for prequalification for second phase of power and water project expected later this year

Water trends

Lebanon water demand

Beirut’s water supply challenge Subscription

1 September 2014 | By

Lebanon’s water supply is under increasing pressure as demand for potable water climbs higher. Beirut hopes new water transmission infrastructure plans will make up the shortfall

Middle East contracts awarded July 2014

Middle East contracts awarded: July 2014 Video Subscription

11 August 2014

Over $8bn of contracts were awarded in July in the Middle East

Middle East contracts awarded June 2014

Middle East contracts awarded: June 2014 Video Subscription

31 July 2014

Over $6bn of contracts awarded in June in the Middle East

Additional capacity requirements 2013-20

Mirfa IWPP marks first private utility award of the year Subscription

9 July 2014 | By

Three independent utility schemes were awarded in 2013

Middle East contract awards May 2014

Middle East contracts awarded: May 2014 Video Subscription

2 June 2014

Over $8bn of contracts awarded in May in the Middle East

March contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: March 2014 Video Subscription

17 April 2014

Over $12bn of contracts awarded in March in the Middle East

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2014 Video Subscription

20 March 2014

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

Lantier: Degremont look to be more competitive

Interview: Degremont targets region's water demand growth Subscription

28 January 2014 | By

In an exclusive interview with MEED, Remi Lantier, CEO of Degremont, explains why the French water services company is focusing on the region’s growing industrial sector

MEED Quality Awards

Deadline nears for MEED Quality Awards for Projects entries

21 January 2014

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

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MEED commentary

Desalination

Water remains a challenge for arid Gulf

2 October 2014 | By

Population growth is creating new supply problems for governments to overcome

Desalination plant

Case strengthens for water reuse Subscription

17 July 2014 | By

Governments need to increase and incentivise the use of treated sewage effluent to help meet rising demand for water

Kuwait

Amendment to IWPP law could sideline PTB Subscription

5 June 2014

Proposed changes to Kuwait’s IWPP law will reduce the PTB’s role in the country’s power sector

Abu Dhabi power schemes

Progress needed on Abu Dhabi power plants Subscription

20 February 2014

The UAE capital must ensure delays on its power schemes do not erode its reserve margin

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Special reports

Desalination

Power and water: Dubai leads on water reuse Subscription

17 July 2014

Several water authorities in the GCC have had to take remedial action in recent years to prevent supply shortages occurring in the summer months

Power and water

Power & Water: Region races to build capacity Subscription

13 January 2014

Over the next decade, the countries of the Middle East will have to build an enormous amount of new electricity-generating capacity to keep pace with demand

Power

Power and water: MEED's developer survey Subscription

13 November 2013

The market is set for an upturn

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Water presentations

Wastewater

Webinar: Project opportunities in GCC wastewater Subscription

15 May 2012

Join MEED for an exclusive online seminar looking at the Gulf wastewater sector

Kuwait

Kuwaiti projects market 2012 Subscription

6 March 2012

MEED’s online seminar on the Kuwiat projects market, providing a comprehensive forecast and review of opportunities in the country

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Top 10 projects

Q2 Rank Project Name Country Contract value ($m)
1 Souk Tleta Dam Algeria 1,100
2 Yanbu Desalination Plant: Phase 3 Saudi Arabia 1,000
3 Bakhtiyari Dam Iran 865
4 Jeddah Water Storage Programme: Briman Saudi Arabia 586
5 Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme:
Pumping Stations
UAE 572
6 Jizan Refinery IGCC Power Plant: Water Intake Facility Saudi Arabia 500
6 Mecca Reservoirs 1 Saudi Arabia 500
8 Fujairah Water Distribution Network: Lot-A UAE 450
9 Al Zour North IWPP: Phase 1: Water Desalination Plant Kuwait 437
10 Yanbu-Al-Madinah Water Transmission System: Phase 3 Saudi Arabia 426
Click through to the full data table on the water sector's biggest projects in execution
Click through to MEED's Q2 2014 Top 100 Projects report
Source: MEED Projects; Data compiled: September 2014

Projects trends

Gulf projects index

Gulf index rises on Qatar growth Subscription

23 October 2014

Gas-rich state records expansion of 3.4 per cent in value of projects market

Gulf projects index

Market eases for Eid break Subscription

9 October 2014

Oman is only projects market to record significant movement

Gulf projects index

Conflict weighs on Gulf index Subscription

25 September 2014

Large declines in Iraq and Iran drag down value of region’s projects market

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People

John Abi-Hanna Subscription

27 July 2014

John Abi-Hanna is business development director, water, Middle East for Black & Veatch

Reginald Randall Subscription

30 June 2014

Reginald Randall is CEO, Masafi UAE

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer Subscription

27 January 2014

Saeed Mohammed al-Tayer is managing director and CEO, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

Suhaila Marafi Subscription

14 January 2014

Suhaila Marafi is director of studies & research, Ministry of Electricity & Water, Kuwait

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Andrew Roscoe
Power & Water Editor


Phone: +971 (0)4 818 0237
Email: andrew.roscoe@meed.com

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Water market news

Ship-building

Samsung Engineering in $2.5bn merger Subscription

1 September 2014 | By

One of the Middle East’s most active international contractors to join Samsung Heavy Industries

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Tenders

UAE: PV systems Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of on-grid photovoltaic (PV) systems

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