Over $12bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in April, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.
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Table: Contracts awarded in April 2007
|Project||Contractor||Client||Estimated value ($m)||MEED issue|
|Build headquarters||Khatib & Alami (Lebanon)||Air Algerie||50||13/04/07|
|Drilling contract||Dalma Energy (Abu Dhabi-based)||Repsol YPF (Spain)||23||13/04/07|
|Arzew liquipied petroleum gas trains||Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries/Itochu Corp (both Japan)||Sonatrach||1,100||27/04/07|
|Liquified natural gas tank||Daelim Industrial Company (South Korea), Ghorb Nooh||National Iranian Oil Company||3,000||13/04/07|
|Kurdistan Regional Government gas reserve evaluation||Dana Gas (Sharjah)||Kurdistan Regional Government||400||20/04/07|
|Building a police academy||Kuwait Arab Contractors||Ministry of Public Works||157||13/04/07|
|Gas pipeline development||Punj Lloyd (India)||Oman Gas Company||126||20/04/07|
|Qarn Alam steam injection||Dodsal (Dubai-based)||Petroleum Development Oman||1,000||27/04/07|
|Proprietary technology provision, polyethylene plant||Basell (Europe)||Qatar Petrochemical Company||na||27/04/07|
|Ethylene pipeline construction, Ras Laffan to Masaieed||Punj Lloyd (India)||Qatar Chemical Company II||45||27/04/07|
|Pipeline construction||FMQ/Stroytransgaz (Russia)||Saudi Aramco||450||06/04/07|
|Railway construction||Saudi Binladin Group||Public Investment Fund||613||06/04/07|
|Railway construction||Al-Suwaiket Group/China Railway 18th Bureau Company (China)||Public Investment Fund||507||06/04/07|
|Railway construction||Mitsui & Company (Japan)/Barclay Mowlem (Australia)||Public Investment Fund||720||06/04/07|
|Design and build double wall tanks||Chicago Bridge & Iron (US)||Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company||40||13/04/07|
|Front-end engineering and design, Jubail vinyl complex expansion||Aker Kvaerner (Norway)||Arabian Petrochemical Company||na||27/04/07|
|Jizan Economic City aluminium complex development||China Nonferrous Metal Industry’s Foreign Engineering & Construction Company/China National Machinery Industry Corporation||Western Way for Industrial Development Company||na||27/04/07|
|Palm Jebel Ali Bridges||Samsung Corporation (South Korea)||Nakheel||95||06/04/07|
|Jebel Ali sewage plant||Al-Ahmadiah Aktor (local/Greek)||Dubai Municipality||422||06/04/07|
|Project management consultancy, Abu Dhabi onshore oil programme||Amec (UK)||Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations||na||20/04/07|
|Polyefins package, Ruwais petrochemicals project||Tecnimont (Italy)||Abu Dhabi Polymers Company||1,850||20/04/07|
|Offsites and utilities package, Ruwais petrochemicals project||TR (Spain)||Abu Dhabi Polymers Company||1,230||20/04/07|
|Main stadiums, Dubai Sports City||Arabtec Construction/Max Boegl (Germany)||Dubai Sports City||225||20/04/07|
|Al-Maktoum floating bridge coating works||Nukote Coating Systems Middle East||Clement (Germany)||na||20/04/07|
|Dubai Metro development||Parson Brinckernoff (US)||Roads & Transport Authority||na||20/04/07|
|Al-Saleh medical city masterplan||Arabtec-Jardaneh (Jordan)/NBBJ (US)||Health & Population Ministry||na||20/04/07|
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