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Table: Contracts awarded in December 2007

Project Contractor Client Estimated value ($m) Date
Algeria
Construction of 1,200 MW combined-cycle power plant at Terga, supplying three GT26 gas turbines Alstom (France) Algerian state energy company Sonelgaz 1,980 05/12/2007
Build seawater desalination plant at Souk Tlata Consortium of Hyflux (Singapore) and Malakoff International (Malaysia) Algerian Energy Company (AEC) 251 10/12/2007
Bahrain
Redevelopment of main boulevard in Manama including retail, residential areas, offices, supermarket and hotel Ahmed Mansoor al-Aali Company (Bahrain) Gulf Holding Company (Kuwait) 216 17/12/2007
Egypt
Design, build and operate extension to Gabl el-Asfar wastewater treatment plant Degremont – France Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater 50 07/12/2007
Iraq
Construction of 1,320 MW power plant located in Kut, in Wasit province, 150kms south of Baghdad Shanghai Heavy Industry (China) Electricity Ministry 940 06/12/2007
Kuwait
Build state’s fourth gas fractionation train– construction of gas train at Mina al-Ahmadi refinery SK Engineering & Construction (South Korea) Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) 679 04/12/2007
Build water pipeline connecting the Suaiba North desalination plant to Mina Abdullah water distribution complex Al-Nahar Industrial Trading & Contracting Company Ministry of Energy (Electricity & Water) 29 07/12/2007
Libya
Delivery of 10 200kV high-voltage substations in Tripoli, Misurata and Benghazi areas Areva (France) General Electricity Company of Libya (Gecol) 440 13/12/2007
Two 400kV high-voltage substations serving Sebha and Tobruk regions
Supply of 69 transformers to reinforce Libyan electricity network
Oman
Technical advice for IWPP Electrowatt Engineering Services (Switzerland) The Oman Power & Water Procurement Company na 19/12/2007
Legal consultancy for IWPP Berwin Leighton Paisner (UK) The Oman Power & Water Procurement Company na 19/12/2007
Residential development at Muscat Golf Course – 80 villas, 25 three-storey apartment buildings and associated infrastructure Larsen & Toubro (India) Muscat Golf Course Project 110 27/12/2007
Qatar
New ship-building facility Daewoo Engineering and Construction Company (South Korea) Qatar Gas Transport Company 610.6 03/12/2007
Saudi Arabia
Develop and operate open-pit phosphate mine at Al-Jalamid Consortium of the Kier Group (UK), Al-Qahtani (local) and Comedat (Jordan) Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) 200 03/12/2007
Beneficiation plant at Al-Jalamid mine Guizhou Hongfu Industry & Commerce Development Company (Hongfu) (China) Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) 350 07/12/2007
Expand oil-fired Rabigh power plant, adding 960 MW capacity and procuring turbines National Contracting Company (NCC) Saudi Electricity Company 802 10/12/2007
Build pipe factory in Dammam’s second industrial city Brandt Engineered Products (Canada) Zamil Group (Saudi Arabia) 174 10/12/2007
Build 27,000-tonne-a-year ethylene amines complex at Jubail Consortium of Hanwha Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Engineering Company (South Korea) Arabian Amines Company (US/local) 200 12/12/2007
Produce polyethylene, polycarbonates, cumene and phenols Mohammed al-Mojil Group (Saudi Arabia) Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company 400 12/12/2007
UAE
Build convention centre complex at Jebel Ali Free Zone – exhibition halls, auditorium, food court, fitness centre, retail outlets, 322-room hotel, two office towers and a 4,100-space car park Al-Habtoor Engineering Enterprises Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (Jafza) 490 03/12/2007
Upgrade Al-Nahdah II Project Emirates Roads Contracting Company The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai 32.1 05/12/2007
Build new bridge on Al-Qudrah Road across Dubai Bypass Road Wade Adams Contracting The Roads and Transport Authority of Dubai 23.7 05/12/2007
MEP for a 40,000-refrigeration-tonne district cooling plant at Dubai’s Business Bay Executive Towers development Gulf District Cooling Ascon (GDC) Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) 54 09/12/2007
Infrastructure construction work for Saraya development – includes 28 mid- and high-rise residential and commercial towers, hotel and serviced apartments Orascom Construction Industries affiliate Sorouh Real Estate, UAE 953 10/12/2007
220,000 cubic-metre-a-day sewage system JV between Degremont (France) and Besix (Belgium) Jumeirah Golf Estates- Nakheel 800 11/12/2007
Build bridge connecting Palm Deira to mainland Dubai Bel Hasa Six Construct Roads & Transport Authority of Dubai 81.7 12/12/2007
Reverse osmosis desalination plant at F2 IWPP at Qidfa, Fujairah Veolia Water (France) Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (Adwec) 115 23/12/2007
Supply 120,000 tonnes of X70 48-inch coated line pipe Salzgitter Mannesmann (Germany) Dolphin Energy (Abu Dhabi) 200 24/12/2007
Al-Mashtal mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi Mouchel Parkman Sorouh Real Estate na 31/12/2007
Total 10,181.1

IWPP=Independent Water and Power Plant; MEP=Mechanical, electrical and plumbing

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