Middle East contracts awarded: January 2007

02 February 2007

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

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Table: Contracts awarded in January 2007

ProjectContractorClientEstimated value ($m)MEED issue
Algeria
OfficesChina State Construction & Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)CMA CGM (France)2305/01/07
Bahrain
Rescoping, revaluation, Durrat al-BahrainNass Contracting/Burhan International (Kuwait)Government/Kuwait Finance House5612/01/07
Infrastructure, Riffa ViewsCebarco/Tabet Enterprises (Lebanon)Arcapita/Bahrain International Golf Course Company6619/01/07
Egypt
Technical services and machinery for expansionAalborg Portland White cement (denmarkSinai White Cement Company3712/01/07
Civil works, Kureimat 3 power stationarab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co)Egyptian Electricity Holding Company8012/01/07
Iran
Packages A-B, gas refinery, Bid BolandSazeh Consult with Japanese/tehran Jonoob with CBI John Brown (UK)National Iranian Gas ompany2,20026/01/07
Jordan
Madounah link road/Zarqa easter bypass, through linkCSCEC, Group Five Middle East (South Africa)Public Works & Housing Ministryna26/01/07
Kuwait
Well completion equipment and associated servicesHalliburton (US)Kuwait Oil Company5205/01/07
Green Zone W substationHyundai Engineering & Construction CompanyEnergy Ministry (Electricity & water)6705/01/07
Wastewater treatment plant, KabadMushrif Trading & Contracting CompanyPublic Works Ministry19619/01/07
Cultural Waqf tower, Kuwait CityAl-Kharafi ConstructionPrivate developer8619/01/07
Libya
Water injection and control systems, Bu attifelMAN Ferrostaal (Germany)Eni Oil (local/Italian joint venture)5005/01/07
Oman
Replacement of main oil line, Qarn AlamSTFA (Turkey)Petroleum development Oman7612/01/07
Civil works, Sohar aromatics complexAl-Hassan EngineeringGS Engineering/LG International (South Korea)5819/01/07
Waterfront development, various packagesCarillion Alawi/Al-Turki Enterprises/SNE (Lebanon)Waterfront developmentsna19/01/07
Qatar
Construction services for synthesis core and power plantDescon Engineering (Pakistan)Royal Dutch/Shell Group18019/01/07
Saudi Arabia
Supply of gas turbinesGE Oil & Gas (Florence-based)Saudi Aramcona05/01/07
Olefins conversion unit, JubailSamsung Engineering Company (South Korea)Saudi European Polypropylene Company (Ibn Zahr)10005/01/07
Dam and tunnels, Al-Baha and MedinaArab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman - Egypt)Government13119/01/07
Terminals upgrade, King Abdulaziz International AirportSaudi Binladin Group/Aeroports de Paris (France)General Authority of Civil Aviation160+19/01/07
Expansion, Jizan power plantAl-Toukhi ContractingSaudi Electricity Company19326/01/07
UAE
Offshore fabrication and installation, umm al-QaiwainGlobal Industries (US)Atlantis Holding Norway3105/01/07
Compressors and power generation, Jebel Ali refineryGE Oil & GasENOC Processing Companyna05/01/07
Widening, Dubai bypassYuksel (Turkey)Roads & Transport Authority2305/01/07
Substations, Al-AinLarsen & Toubro (India)Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority9405/01/07
Infrastructure, Jebel Ali free zone expansionGhantoot Roads ContractingDubai Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporation3812/01/07
Package 1, offshore associated gas scheme, Abu DhabiTechnip (France)Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company61019/01/07
Refurbishment of oil storage tanksDescon EngineeringAbu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations1419/01/07
Roadworks, Al-Wahda road, SharjahSharjah General Contracting/National ContractingSharjah Public Works Department19919/01/07
Sidra tower, DubaiZelan Contracting (Malaysia)Dubai Technology, e-Commerce & Media Free Zone8719/01/07
Mixed-use development, Jumeirah, DubaiDutco Balfour Beatty (local/UK)Dubai Municipality7719/01/07
Phase 2 roadworks, Mohammed bin Zayed City, Abu DhabiAl-Muhairy General Contracting CompanyGovernment8319/01/07
Sky Tower, Shams Abu DhabiArabian Construction Company (local/Lebanese)Sorouh real estate Company54519/01/07
T2 expansion and warehouse work, Dubai airportGroup Five Middle East (South Africa)Dubai Department of Civil Aviation (DCA)7219/01/07
Fuel farm, Dubai World Central, Jebel AliThermo/Amana EastDubai Department of Civil Aviation (DCA)5219/01/07
Centrium Tower/Al-Manara Tower, Business Bay, DubaiCivilco/ETA AsconETA Star21826/01/07
Phase 1 dredging, Al-Marjan, ras al-KhaimahDredging International (Belgium)Rakeen2526/01/07
Academies, Dubai Sports City (DSC)Transemirates Contracting/Eastern InternationalDSC13626/01/07
Parallel roads scheme/Al-Nahda-Beirut roads intersectionCSCEC/Yuksel (Turkey)Roads & Transport Authority16326/01/07
Three marinas, Palm JumeirahTargetIstithmar6726/01/07
Total6,345

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