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Table: Contracts awarded in February 2009

Country Project Contractor Client Estimated value ($m) Date
Egypt Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the expansion of the delayed coking unit at the Alexandria refinery Technip (Paris) Middle East Oil Refinery (Midor) 55 4/2/2009
Iran Front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the debottlenecking and upgrade of its Basra export terminal Foster Wheeler South Oil Company na 9/2/2009
Iran Construction of 5,000 new housing units, as well as a range of schools, hospitals and parks. The company will also build a supermarket and commercial units for up to 2,000 shops. na Basra Investment Commission 1,500 17/2/2009
Iraq Front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for new oil export facilities to supplement the existing Basra export terminal Foster Wheeler (US) South Oil Company na 19/2/2009
Iraq Front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the construction of a new refinery in Karbala Technip State Company for Oil Projects (Scop) 25.2 20/2/2009
Kuwait Construction of the 1,050 bed Jaber al-Ahmed al-Sabah hospital Posco Engineering & Construction (South Korea) and Syed Hamid Behbani & Sons (local) Public Works Ministry 1,200 5/2/2009
Kuwait Renovation of the drainage network in the Bayan area of Kuwait Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al-Kharafi & Sons Public Works Ministry 65 5/2/2009
Kuwait Upgrade the sewer network in the Sabah al-Salem suburb Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons Public Works Ministry 52 11/2/2009
Kuwait Replacement of oily and effluent water lines with reinforced thermosetting resin pipelines at gathering centres 23 and 25 Imco Engineering & Construction Company Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) 6.3 20/2/2009
New crude pipelines from transit line 3 to the Doha East power plant Al-Ghamin for General Trading Company 26.9
Improve the maintenance systems of trim coolers and desalter heaters at gathering centres 27 and 28 in West Kuwait. Gulf Spic Trading and Contracting Company 4.1
Kuwait Conduct depletion studies International Reservoir Management (US) Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) 0.92 20/2/2009
RPS Energy (UK) 0.92
Degolyer and MacNaughton (US) 0.96
Morocco Mobile phone licence Wana Agence Nationale de Reglementation des Telecommunications (ANRT) na 5/2/2009
Morocco Fit out of the Mazagan Resort villas at the El-Jadida development Depa Istithmar, Kerzner and the Moroccan government 50 16/2/2009
Oman Consultancy contract for a feasibility study into the development of a full commercial port at Shinas Dar Al Handasah (Shair & Partners) Omani government 10 9/2/2009
Oman Conduct a four-month study into track alignment for the first phase of the Oman’s section of the GCC Railway project Systra (France) Oman’s Supreme Committee for Town Planning na 13/2/2009
Qatar Build pumping stations and sewage pipes for the Doha North sewage treatment plant Vinci Construction Grand Projects and Entrepose Contracting Public Works Authority (Ashghal) 489 2/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Reinforcement of substations in the Sudair and Ghournath areas ABB Contracting Company Saudi Electricity Company 63 3/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Construction of five new 110-kv substations: Quwaizah 2, Al-Nuzhah in Jeddah, Mina 3 and Tiyam in Medina, and Tuwal in Jizan ABB Contracting Company Saudi Electricity Company 95 3/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Construction of a headquarters complex in Riyadh Al-Latifia Trading & Contracting General Organisation for Social Insurance (Gosi) 401 6/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Construction contract for a housing project at King Saud University Al-Rashid Trading & Contracting Company King Saud University 427 16/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Sub-contract for construction work on the ethylene package at the National ChevronPhillips olefins complex at Jubail Mohammed al-Mojil Group (MMG) Saudi Industrial Investment Group and ChevronPhillips Chemical Company 109 17/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Construction contract for the platforms and pipelines package at the Karan gas development. J Ray McDermott Saudi Aramco 1,200 17/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Fit-out contract for the Al-Khobar Hotel & Office towers project J/Brice Design International (US) Al-Othman Group na 22/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Upgrade the water injection facilities at the Ras Abu Ali plant Bonatti (Italy) Saudi Aramco 158 25/2/2009
Saudi Arabia Supply Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) with more than 30 gas turbines for its PP10 power plant to be built in Riyadh GE (US) Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) 1,000 25/2/2009
Saudi Arabia 10-year engine maintenance deal GE Aviation Services Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) 300 25/2/2009
UAE Infrastructure contract for Abu Dhabi’s low-carbon project Masdar Development Al-Jaber Group Abu Dhabi government 1,600 10/2/2009
UAE Construction of seven substations together with cables and overhead transmission lines in Al-Ain Larsen & Toubro (India) Al-Ain Distribution Company 164 25/2/2009
UAE Upgrade and expansion of the 33kV transmission network in Abu Dhabi Larsen & Toubro (India) Abu Dhabi Distribution Company 67 25/2/2009
UAE Design and build a recycling plant for construction and demolition debris produced in the emirate Thiess Services Middle East Abu Dhabi’s Centre for Waste Management 309 27/2/2009
UAE Build 12 new ships and refit a further 12 vessels for the UAE’s navy Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) UAE Navy 253 26/2/2009
Total 9,632.2

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