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Planned wastewater projects

Second phase planned for Dubai wastewater plant Subscription

19 April 2015 | By

Planned expansion of existing Jebel Ali sewage treatment plant will more than double capacity

Saudi Aramco could tender water projects for Jizan Economic City as early as November 2015

Jizan water work to be tendered in late 2015 Subscription

13 April 2015 | By

Industrial desalination and wastewater projects in design phase

Water desalination plant

First contract tendered for Duqm power and water project Subscription

9 April 2015 | By ,

Project is being developed by the Centralised Utilities Company

Power lines

Oman considers new power and water projects Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

15 per cent jump in peak electricity demand drives capacity expansion

Wastewater

Oman plans wastewater expansion Subscription

6 April 2015 | By

Consultancy contract tendered

Reverse osmosis

Oman evaluates IWP prequalification Subscription

29 March 2015 | By

Client received entries from 12 companies for two desalination projects

Wastewater

Egis wins Qatar projects Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

French firm to consult on wastewater site causing serious environmental problems

Reservoir

Qatar moves forward on water storage Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

Mega-reservoir work to start at end of March

Project bids

Dams

Oman delays dam tender deadlines Subscription

20 April 2015 | By

Thirteen firms considering bids

Planned wastewater projects

Second phase planned for Dubai wastewater plant Subscription

19 April 2015 | By

Planned expansion of existing Jebel Ali sewage treatment plant will more than double capacity

Power lines

Oman considers new power and water projects Subscription

9 April 2015 | By

15 per cent jump in peak electricity demand drives capacity expansion

Wastewater

Lebanon seeks wastewater contractors Subscription

7 April 2015 | By

Treatment plant and gravity sewer network planned to protect water resources

Water pipeline

Jordan seeks contractors for water pipeline Subscription

6 April 2015 | By

Water resources management programme pushes ahead

Reverse osmosis

Oman evaluates IWP prequalification Subscription

29 March 2015 | By

Client received entries from 12 companies for two desalination projects

Four groups selected for $3bn Qatar mega-reservoirs

Four groups selected for Qatar mega-reservoirs Subscription

11 March 2015 | By , ,

Bids for contracts submitted in September last year

Sewerage

Doha finalises main trunk sewer deals Subscription

11 March 2015 | By

All remaining contracts to be awarded in 2015

Project awards

Oman signs industrial estate contracts

Oman signs industrial estate contracts Subscription

15 April 2015 | By

New industrial areas to be ready by end of 2016

Oman signs water purchase agreement

Oman signs water purchase agreement Subscription

29 March 2015 | By

Singapore firm to develop independent water project

Wastewater

Egis wins Qatar projects Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

French firm to consult on wastewater site causing serious environmental problems

Wastewater

Suez Environnement wins Egypt wastewater deal Subscription

12 February 2015 | By

French company’s subsidiary Degremont will operate two wastewater plants in Cairo

Reservoir

CMC di Ravenna wins tunnelling contract Subscription

18 January 2015 | By

Italian firm will undertake water pipeline project

Marubeni and Degremont consortium wins Doha wastewater deal

Consortium lands Doha wastewater deal Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Second expansion will increase capacity of Doha West plant to 280,000 cubic metres a day

Iraq energy EPC awards

Iraq awards design deal on critical seawater supply project Subscription

16 December 2014 | By

Austria’s ILF Consulting Engineers wins contract on two 150km pipelines

Black & Veatch wins Jeddah desalination consultancy deal

Black & Veatch wins Jeddah desalination consultancy deal Subscription

10 December 2014 | By

Fourth-phase expansion will bring plant’s capacity to 400,000 cubic metres a day

Financing

Japan to provide soft loan for Egypt irrigation project

Japan to provide soft loan for Egypt irrigation project Subscription

15 March 2015 | By

Work will involve replacing regulators for canal in Dairout City

Jica loans for Rades combined-cycle power plant and Medjerda river flood control projects

Tunisia confirms Japanese project financing Subscription

5 March 2015 | By

Jica loans for Rades combined-cycle power plant and Medjerda river flood control projects

Wastewater

Abu Rawash wastewater award planned in March Subscription

18 February 2015 | By

Commercial bids for Egypt wastewater treatment plant to be opened in first week of March

Water reservoir

Banks await award on Qatar’s mega-reservoirs Subscription

16 February 2015 | By

Project opens up opportunities for contractor financing

Power

Kuwait must deliver on PPP programme Subscription

10 February 2015 | By

Little progress made in the six years since the country established a public-private partnership body to develop major infrastructure projects

Acwa Power Barka raises funding for phase 2 expansion

Acwa Power Barka raises phase 2 funding Subscription

14 January 2015 | By

Local banks provide financing for IWPP

Water pipelines

Al-Khalij funds Qatar reservoir pipelines Subscription

9 December 2014 | By

Finance covers reservoir pipelines recently awarded to a contracting joint venture

Power

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

7 October 2014 | By ,

Approximately $1.2bn-worth of debt raised

Water trends

Qatar projects update

Qatar project awards to increase Video Subscription

23 March 2015 | By

Around $30bn-worth of awards are expected to be made in 2015

Qatar mega-reservoirs presentation

Qatar's mega-reservoir plans explained Video Subscription

19 March 2015 | By

A data overview of plans to create a strategic seven-day supply of water in the country

Gulf projects index

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2015 Video Subscription

1 March 2015

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

Middle East contracts awarded Jan 15

Middle East contracts awarded: January 2015 Video Subscription

3 February 2015

Over $7bn of contracts awarded in January in the Middle East

Desalination

Innovation to form central part of region’s water plans Subscription

27 January 2015

Countries will need to make large investments in the water sector

Samir Brikho, CEO, Amec Foster Wheeler

Amec Foster Wheeler sets sights on Saudi Arabia Subscription

20 January 2015 | By

CEO of the newly formed company, Samir Brikho speaks to MEED

Middle East contract awards December 2014

Middle East contracts awarded: December 2014 Video Subscription

7 January 2015

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

Middle East contracts October 2014

Middle East contracts awarded: October 2014 Video Subscription

1 December 2014

Over $13bn of contracts awarded in October in the Middle East

November contract awards

Middle East contracts awarded: November 2014 Video Subscription

1 December 2014

Over $3bn of contracts awarded in November in the Middle East

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MEED commentary

Construction scene in Qatar

Qatar quietly moves forward with infrastructure Subscription

17 March 2015 | By

Doha must wish all its projects could move forward so peacefully, compared with the media frenzy surrounding projects linked to the 2022 Fifa World Cup

Philippa Wilkinson

Oman continues high capital spend Subscription

3 March 2015

Key projects will go forward in 2015

Qatar

Qatar turns focus to World Cup Subscription

24 February 2015 | By

Oil prices and overstretched supply chain force difficult decisions

Power

Kuwait must deliver on PPP programme Subscription

10 February 2015 | By

Little progress made in the six years since the country established a public-private partnership body to develop major infrastructure projects

The downwards revision of population estimates for Abu Dhabi means cuts in investment are likely to follow

Abu Dhabi government gets breathing space Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

The downwards revision of population estimates for the emirate means cuts in investment are likely to follow

Renewable energy

Low oil price puzzle for regional utilities Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

Sharp drop in prices has created uncertainty heading into 2015

Kuwait’s projects market is enjoying a long-awaited period of high activity

Bright future for Kuwait projects market Subscription

27 November 2014 | By

While contract awards are expected to keep flowing in 2015, the country is little prepared for the surge in activity

While Abu Dhabi's decision to reform tariffs is a brave one, implementing them will prove the real challenge

Abu Dhabi leads the way with tariff reform Subscription

20 November 2014 | By

Enforcing new utility tariffs may provide stiff challenge for government

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Special reports

Water

Power & Water: Water security becomes more of a priority

13 April 2015

As populations continue to expand and climate change accelerates, the provision of water will only become harder for state utilities in the Middle East and North Africa region

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

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Water presentations

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 Saudi Arabia 586
5 Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme:
Pumping Stations
UAE 572
6 Jizan Refinery IGCC Power Plant: Water Intake Facility Saudi Arabia 550
7 Mecca Strategic 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 Q3 2014 Top 100 Projects report
Source: MEED Projects; Data compiled: November 2014

Projects trends

Gulf projects index

Bahrain makes biggest gains Subscription

14 April 2015

Iran and Qatar also expand, but fail to lift Gulf Projects Index

Gulf projects index

Mass declines on Gulf index Subscription

6 April 2015

Iran leads slump in region, with Bahrain and Iraq only countries to record gains

Gulf projects index

Qatar leads Gulf index growth Subscription

31 March 2015

Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain also record expansions in value

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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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Tenders

Oman: Water sector projects consultancy Subscription

22 April 2015 | By

Provision of consultants for the formation of a consortium for project delivery in the water sector

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MEED events

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MENA Water 2015

8 - 10 June 2015 | Developing integrated water resource strategies and detailing associated opportunities to achieve water sustainability in the MENA region.

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