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Water & Wastewater

New projects

Planned wastewater projects

Dubai invites bids for Jebel Ali Sewage plant Subscription

25 May 2015 | By

Second phase will more than double capacity of existing plant

Wastewater

New Al-Samra Wastewater expansion planned Subscription

27 April 2015 | By

Feasibility studies to begin

Dead Sea

Jordan to move on Dead Sea Project Subscription

27 April 2015

Prequalification expected to begin in late 2015

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

Project bids

Kuwait

Low bid submitted on Kuwait water centre Subscription

12 May 2015 | By

Scheme part of a restructuring of the country’s water network

Beirut in Lebanon

Lebanon seeks interest in water treatment plant Subscription

3 May 2015 | By

Project is part of Greater Beirut water supply project

Qatar tenders sewage treatment contract

Qatar tenders sewage treatment contract Subscription

28 April 2015 | By

Bids invited for last package in deep sewer scheme

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

Project awards

Qatar seeks further prices from Facility D independent water and power plant bidders

Qatar signs Facility D contract Subscription

25 May 2015 | By

Japanese-led consortium was selected as preferred bidder in early March

Sewerage

Qatar awards $880m of sewerage contracts Subscription

17 May 2015 | By

Inner Doha Resewerage programme to get under way

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

Financing

Electric Industrial generator inside power plant

Facility D consortium seeks financing Subscription

25 May 2015 | By

Winning developer in negotiations

Kuwait power market

Kuwait reignites PPP programme Subscription

18 May 2015 | By

Public-private partnership programme has faced significant delays

Wastewater

Kuwait reopens qualification for Umm al-Hayman project Subscription

14 May 2015 | By

Companies were initially prequalified for wastewater project in 2012

Kuwait’s peak electricity demand is growing at 8 per cent a year

Kuwait independent power market to return Subscription

28 April 2015 | By

Reforms mean progress is expected, but not without teething problems

Pylons

Cautious optimism on Kuwait PPP bylaws Subscription

27 April 2015 | By

Developers and financiers study new regulations

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 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

Qatar power station

Japanese gain further ground in region’s utilities market

26 May 2015 | By

Companies from Japan have won the first three major developer contracts of the year

Water desalination plant

Kuwait makes fresh start with PPP programme Subscription

19 May 2015 | By

New economic climate of lower oil prices has raised the importance of private sector partnerships

Qatar shifts its project spending plans

Qatar shifts its project spending plans Subscription

28 April 2015 | By

Falling energy prices have forced Doha to focus on infrastructure programme

Kuwait’s peak electricity demand is growing at 8 per cent a year

Kuwait independent power market to return Subscription

28 April 2015 | By

Reforms mean progress is expected, but not without teething problems

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

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Special reports

Water

Power & Water: Water security becomes more of a priority Subscription

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 Facility D IWPP: Water Desalination Plant Qatar 840
4 Riyadh Water Storage Facilities Saudi Arabia 800
5 Water Security Mega Reservoirs: PRPS 1 at Umm Birka, Package A Qatar 659
5 Water Security Mega Reservoirs: PRPS 4 at Abu Nakhla, Package E Qatar 659
5 Water Security Mega Reservoirs: PRPS 2 at Umm Salal, Package B Qatar 659
8 Water Security Mega Reservoirs: PRPS 5 at Al Thumama, Package C Qatar 659
9 Water Security Mega Reservoirs: PRPS 3 at Rawdat Rashid, Package D Qatar 608
10 Jeddah Water Storage Programme (Briman) Saudi Arabia 586
Click through to the full data table on the water sector's biggest projects in execution
Click through to MEED's Q1 2015 Top 100 Projects report
Source: MEED Projects; Data compiled: May 2015

Projects trends

Gulf projects index

Saudi Arabia leads Gulf index rise Subscription

27 April 2015

Kingdom recovers lost ground on projects value, while most other markets struggle

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

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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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