Almost $6bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in August, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.
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Table: Contracts awarded in August 2007
|Project||Contractor||Client||Estimated value ($m)||MEDD issue|
|Build ethane extraction facilities at Arzew||Technip (France)||Sonatrach||na||10/08/07|
|Construction of Issa town interchange||Sungwon Corporation (South Korea)||Works & Housing Ministry||109||03/08/07|
|Build diesel oil plant at Mostorod||Mitsui & Company/GS Engineering & COnstruction (Japan/South Korea)||Citadel Capital Consortium/Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation||1,800||31/08/08|
|Master planning of East Port Said Port||DHV (Netherlands)||Port Said Port Authority||na||31/08/08|
|Engineering, procurement and construction for combined-cycle element of Kureimat hybrid power plant||Iberdrola (Spain)||New & Renewable Energy Authority||na||31/08/08|
|Engineering operations and installation of 32-inch pipeline from South Pars gas field to Tonbak refinery||Iranian Offshore Engineering & Construction Company||Petropars||750||31/08/08|
|Supply rig for onshore drilling and workover operations||Kuwait Drilling Company||Kuwait Oil Company||83.7||03/08/07|
|Supply medium-depth drilling rig||Kuwait Drilling Company||Kuwait Oil Company||76.9||03/08/07|
|Build 1.2-metre-diametre pipeline from Doha west dezsalination complex to Doha water distribution facility||Kuwait Controls Company||Electricity & Water Ministry||30||03/08/07|
|Build three water tanks at Subiya||Khalid al-Kharafi & Brothers||Electricity & Water Ministry||48.6||03/08/07|
|Convert Al-Zour South power station to combined-cycle plant||Siemens (Germany)||Electricity & Water Ministry||482||10/08/07|
|Peovide in-house project engineering and management services||Amec (UK)||Kuwait National Petroleum Company||83.2||24/08/07|
|Upgrade ethane recovery facilities at Shuaiba refinery||Gulf Spic Trading & Contracting (local/Indian)||Kuwait National Petroleum Company||62||31/08/07|
|Construct passenger terminals at Tripoli International Airport||TAV/Odebrecht/Consolidate Contractors International Company (Turkey/Brazil/Athens-based)||Civil Aviation Authority||na||24/08/07|
|Provide project management services on Bin Samkh mixed-use development in Doha||Hill International (US)||Tamniyat Investment Company||na||17/08/07|
|Excavation and building quay walls for 3.5 kilometres of canals||Huta Group||Emaar, The Economic City||66||10/08/07|
|Build storage tanks at petrochemical complex in Jubail||Dayim Punj Lloyd Construction Contracting Company (local/Inidian)||Saudi Kayan Petrochemicals Company||79||31/08/07|
|Build 440 healthcare centres||Al-Arrab Contracting/Haif Trading & Construction/Al-Mansouri Contracting||Health Ministry||426||31/08/07|
|Provide produced water treatment system at Safaniya field||Siemens Water Technologies (Germany)||Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Egypt)||na||31/08/07|
|Build third phase of Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre||Al-Habtoor Engineering Enterprises||Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company||218||03/08/07|
|Provide meteorological systems for Dubai World Central International Airport||International Aeradio||Department of Civil Aviation||na||03/08/07|
|Radar operations||Par Air Systems (UK)||Department of Civil Aviation||na||03/08/07|
|Build foundations for Wave Business Towers project at Jumeirah Village in Dubai||National Piling Company||High Rise Properties||na||17/08/07|
|Provide project management srvices for Legends project in Dubai||Hill International (US)||Gulf Finance House||na||17/08/07|
|Build Mirdif City Centre shopping mall||Alec||Majid al-Futtaim Shopping Malls||708||17/08/07|
|Construct interchange 8 intersection on Sheikh Zayed road||Shimizu Corporation (Japan)||Roads & Transport Authority||175||17/08/07|
|Design integrated transport masterplan for Palm Deira in Dubai||Out & About in Palm Deira (France/Netherlands)||Roads & Transport Authority||na||17/08/07|
|Front-end engineering and design on programme to increase Abu Dhabi onshore oil capacity||Washington Group International (US)||Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations||na||24/08/07|
|Front-end engineering and design on independent sour gas mega-project||Flour Corporation (US)||Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company||na||24/08/07|
|Build office tower at Dubai Marina||Alec||Emaar Properties||150||24/08/07|
|Construct hotel with 29-floor tower at Motorcity, Dubailand||Nasa Multiplex (local/Australian)||Union Properties||136||24/08/07|
|Main construction on two towers at Burj Dubai development||Arabtec Construction/Bel Hasa Six Construct (local/Begian)||Emaar Properties||141||24/08/07|
|Seawater facilities expansion||Galfar Engineering & Contracting (Oman)||Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer)||65.4||31/08/07|
|Urban development framework study||Urbis (Australia)||Urban Planning Committee||na||31/08/07|
|Main construction package for three-tower mixed-use development on cluster Z, Jumeirah Lake Towers||Dubai Civil Engineering||Seven Tides Development||232||31/08/07|
|Bulk earthworks for Al-Ruwaya Tiger Woods Golf Course development, Dubailand||Dutco Balfour Beatty (local/UK)||Tatweer||na||31/08/07|
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