Over $8bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in February, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.
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Table: Contracts awarded in February 2007
|Project||Contractor||Client||Estimated value ($m)||MEED issue|
|Marina West mixed development||Poullaides Construction Company/Terna (Greece)||Marina West Real Estate Company||250||09/02/07|
|Supply of water and sewerage pipes||Amiantit Egypt||Arab Contractors/El-Nasr General Contracting Company||16||02/02/07|
|Supply of 40 locomotives for Cairo rail network||General Electric (US)||Transport Ministry||120||16/02/07|
|Supply of pulling units for well workovers||Burgan Company||Kuwait Oil Company||71||02/02/07|
|New and extended substations||National Contracting Company (Saudi Arabia)||Kuwait Oil Company||52||02/02/07|
|Construction design at Sabah al-Ahmed township||Al-Dowailah Engineering Consultants & Construction Managers||Public Authority for Housing Welfare||14||09/02/07|
|Design/consultancy for upgrading of fifth ring-road||Al-Dowai;ah Eng/Pacific Consultants (Japan)||Ministry of Public Works||na||09/02/07|
|Construction of Gathering Centre 24, Sabriya field||SK Engineering & Construction (South Korea)||Kuwait Oil Company||621||16/02/07|
|Al-Shaheen offshore project (package 16)||Sime Darby Engineering (Malaysia)||Maersk Oil Qatar||600||16/02/07|
|Al-Shaheen offshore project (package 14)||Larsen & Toubro (India)||Maersk Oil Qatar||250||23/02/07|
|Supply of equipment for Pearl GTL, Ras Laffan||Sulzer Chemtech (Switzerland)||Qatar Petroleum||na||23/02/07|
|Maintenance, Rusayl power plant||Wood Group Gas Turbine Services (UK)||Suez Energy International (Belgium)||92||02/02/07|
|PP and LDPE process package, Jubail||Samsung Engineering Company (South Korea)/Simon Carves (UK)||Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company||700||02/02/07|
|Dredging and reclamation project, Manifa||Jan de Nul (Belgium)||Saudi Aramco||1,100||09/02/07|
|PP and phenolics packages, Jubail||Daelim Industrial Company (South Korea)/Tecnicas Reunidas (Spain)||Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company||1,000||09/02/07|
|Front-end engineering and design, Jubail vinyl complax||Technip (France)||Arabian Petrochemical Company (Petrokemya)||na||09/02/07|
|Islamic Port development, Jeddah||Halcrow (UK)||Saudi Tade & Export Development Company (Tusdeer)||na||09/02/07|
|Installing oil-fired turbines at PP9 power plant in Riyadh||Arabian Bemco Contracting||Saudi Electricity Company (SEC)||653||23/02/07|
|Installing air cooling system at PP9 power plant||Arabian Bemco Contracting||Saudi Electricity Company (SEC)||95||16/02/07|
|Relocating turbine from Najran to Hail power plant||Arabian Bemco Contracting||Saudi Electricity Company (SEC)||46||16/02/07|
|Building processing facilities at Shaybah oil field||Nesma||SNC/Lavalin (Canada)||na||23/02/07|
|Engineering and design for PBT complex in Yanbu||Foster Wheeler (US)||Osos Petrochemical Company||na||23/02/07|
|Road Buildig at Al-Mogran, near Khartoum||KAS al-Faghan/KAS||Alsunut Development Company||20||16/02/07|
|Offshore associated gas project, Abu Dhabi||Technip (France)||Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (Adgas)||610||02/02/07|
|Marine works, Shams Abu Dhabi||Athena (Greece)||Sorough Real Estate||17||02/02/07|
|Wadi Walk phases, City of Arabia, Dubailand||Dhabi Contracting/Al-Nekreh Contracting||Dubailand||326||02/02/07|
|Substation, reem island, Abu Dhabi||ABB (Europe)||Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA)||17||02/02/07|
|Park Rotana at Khalifa park, Abu Dhabi||Terna (Greece)||Al-Mada Tourism Investment Company||170||09/02/07|
|Building of two office towers at Burj Dubai||Samsung Corporation (South Korea)/Baytur (Turkey)||Emaar properties||225||09/02/07|
|Building of substation on Saadiyat island, Abu Dhabi||Siemens (Germany)||Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA)||150||09/02/07|
|Ruwais sulphur handling terminal, Abu Dhabi||Dodsal (Dubai)||Abu Dhabi Oil refining Company (Takreer)||300||16/02/07|
|Building of Landmark tower, Abu Dhabi island||Al-Habtoor Engineering Enterprises/Consolidated Contractors International Company (Greece)||Department of President’s Affairs||381||16/02/07|
|Building of passenger terminal, Jebel Ali island||Arabtec Construction/Max Boegl (Germany)||Dubai’s Department of Civil Aviation||66||16/02/07|
|Building of drainage/sewerage system, Dubai World Central||Arabtec Engineering Services||Dubai’s Department of Civil Aviation||133||23/02/07|
|Building of 12 patrol boats||Abu Dhabi Ship Building||UAE Armed Forces||35||23/02/07|
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