Middle East contracts awarded: August 2007

02 September 2007

Almost $6bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in August, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.

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Table: Contracts awarded in August 2007

ProjectContractorClientEstimated value ($m)MEDD issue
Algeria
Build ethane extraction facilities at ArzewTechnip (France)Sonatrachna10/08/07
Bahrain
Construction of Issa town interchangeSungwon Corporation (South Korea)Works & Housing Ministry10903/08/07
Egypt
Build diesel oil plant at MostorodMitsui & Company/GS Engineering & COnstruction (Japan/South Korea)Citadel Capital Consortium/Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation1,80031/08/08
Master planning of East Port Said PortDHV (Netherlands)Port Said Port Authorityna31/08/08
Engineering, procurement and construction for combined-cycle element of Kureimat hybrid power plantIberdrola (Spain)New & Renewable Energy Authorityna31/08/08
Iran
Engineering operations and installation of 32-inch pipeline from South Pars gas field to Tonbak refineryIranian Offshore Engineering & Construction CompanyPetropars75031/08/08
Kuwait
Supply rig for onshore drilling and workover operationsKuwait Drilling CompanyKuwait Oil Company83.703/08/07
Supply medium-depth drilling rigKuwait Drilling CompanyKuwait Oil Company76.903/08/07
Build 1.2-metre-diametre pipeline from Doha west dezsalination complex to Doha water distribution facilityKuwait Controls CompanyElectricity & Water Ministry3003/08/07
Build three water tanks at SubiyaKhalid al-Kharafi & BrothersElectricity & Water Ministry48.603/08/07
Convert Al-Zour South power station to combined-cycle plantSiemens (Germany)Electricity & Water Ministry48210/08/07
Peovide in-house project engineering and management servicesAmec (UK)Kuwait National Petroleum Company83.224/08/07
Upgrade ethane recovery facilities at Shuaiba refineryGulf Spic Trading & Contracting (local/Indian)Kuwait National Petroleum Company6231/08/07
Libya
Construct passenger terminals at Tripoli International AirportTAV/Odebrecht/Consolidate Contractors International Company (Turkey/Brazil/Athens-based)Civil Aviation Authorityna24/08/07
Qatar
Provide project management services on Bin Samkh mixed-use development in DohaHill International (US)Tamniyat Investment Companyna17/08/07
Saudi Arabia
Excavation and building quay walls for 3.5 kilometres of canalsHuta GroupEmaar, The Economic City6610/08/07
Build storage tanks at petrochemical complex in JubailDayim Punj Lloyd Construction Contracting Company (local/Inidian)Saudi Kayan Petrochemicals Company7931/08/07
Build 440 healthcare centresAl-Arrab Contracting/Haif Trading & Construction/Al-Mansouri ContractingHealth Ministry42631/08/07
Provide produced water treatment system at Safaniya fieldSiemens Water Technologies (Germany)Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Egypt)na31/08/07
UAE
Build third phase of Abu Dhabi National Exhibition CentreAl-Habtoor Engineering EnterprisesAbu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company21803/08/07
Provide meteorological systems for Dubai World Central International AirportInternational AeradioDepartment of Civil Aviationna03/08/07
Radar operationsPar Air Systems (UK)Department of Civil Aviationna03/08/07
Build foundations for Wave Business Towers project at Jumeirah Village in DubaiNational Piling CompanyHigh Rise Propertiesna17/08/07
Provide project management srvices for Legends project in DubaiHill International (US)Gulf Finance Housena17/08/07
Build Mirdif City Centre shopping mallAlecMajid al-Futtaim Shopping Malls70817/08/07
Construct interchange 8 intersection on Sheikh Zayed roadShimizu Corporation (Japan)Roads & Transport Authority17517/08/07
Design integrated transport masterplan for Palm Deira in DubaiOut & About in Palm Deira (France/Netherlands)Roads & Transport Authorityna17/08/07
Front-end engineering and design on programme to increase Abu Dhabi onshore oil capacityWashington Group International (US)Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operationsna24/08/07
Front-end engineering and design on independent sour gas mega-projectFlour Corporation (US)Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Companyna24/08/07
Build office tower at Dubai MarinaAlecEmaar Properties15024/08/07
Construct hotel with 29-floor tower at Motorcity, DubailandNasa Multiplex (local/Australian)Union Properties13624/08/07
Main construction on two towers at Burj Dubai developmentArabtec Construction/Bel Hasa Six Construct (local/Begian)Emaar Properties14124/08/07
Seawater facilities expansionGalfar Engineering & Contracting (Oman)Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer)65.431/08/07
Urban development framework studyUrbis (Australia)Urban Planning Committeena31/08/07
Main construction package for three-tower mixed-use development on cluster Z, Jumeirah Lake TowersDubai Civil EngineeringSeven Tides Development23231/08/07
Bulk earthworks for Al-Ruwaya Tiger Woods Golf Course development, DubailandDutco Balfour Beatty (local/UK)Tatweerna31/08/07
Total5,921.8

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