Over $6billion worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in January, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.
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Table: Contracts awarded in January 2007
|Project||Contractor||Client||Estimated value ($m)||MEED issue|
|Offices||China State Construction & Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)||CMA CGM (France)||23||05/01/07|
|Rescoping, revaluation, Durrat al-Bahrain||Nass Contracting/Burhan International (Kuwait)||Government/Kuwait Finance House||56||12/01/07|
|Infrastructure, Riffa Views||Cebarco/Tabet Enterprises (Lebanon)||Arcapita/Bahrain International Golf Course Company||66||19/01/07|
|Technical services and machinery for expansion||Aalborg Portland White cement (denmark||Sinai White Cement Company||37||12/01/07|
|Civil works, Kureimat 3 power station||arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman & Co)||Egyptian Electricity Holding Company||80||12/01/07|
|Packages A-B, gas refinery, Bid Boland||Sazeh Consult with Japanese/tehran Jonoob with CBI John Brown (UK)||National Iranian Gas ompany||2,200||26/01/07|
|Madounah link road/Zarqa easter bypass, through link||CSCEC, Group Five Middle East (South Africa)||Public Works & Housing Ministry||na||26/01/07|
|Well completion equipment and associated services||Halliburton (US)||Kuwait Oil Company||52||05/01/07|
|Green Zone W substation||Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company||Energy Ministry (Electricity & water)||67||05/01/07|
|Wastewater treatment plant, Kabad||Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company||Public Works Ministry||196||19/01/07|
|Cultural Waqf tower, Kuwait City||Al-Kharafi Construction||Private developer||86||19/01/07|
|Water injection and control systems, Bu attifel||MAN Ferrostaal (Germany)||Eni Oil (local/Italian joint venture)||50||05/01/07|
|Replacement of main oil line, Qarn Alam||STFA (Turkey)||Petroleum development Oman||76||12/01/07|
|Civil works, Sohar aromatics complex||Al-Hassan Engineering||GS Engineering/LG International (South Korea)||58||19/01/07|
|Waterfront development, various packages||Carillion Alawi/Al-Turki Enterprises/SNE (Lebanon)||Waterfront developments||na||19/01/07|
|Construction services for synthesis core and power plant||Descon Engineering (Pakistan)||Royal Dutch/Shell Group||180||19/01/07|
|Supply of gas turbines||GE Oil & Gas (Florence-based)||Saudi Aramco||na||05/01/07|
|Olefins conversion unit, Jubail||Samsung Engineering Company (South Korea)||Saudi European Polypropylene Company (Ibn Zahr)||100||05/01/07|
|Dam and tunnels, Al-Baha and Medina||Arab Contractors (Osman Ahmed Osman - Egypt)||Government||131||19/01/07|
|Terminals upgrade, King Abdulaziz International Airport||Saudi Binladin Group/Aeroports de Paris (France)||General Authority of Civil Aviation||160+||19/01/07|
|Expansion, Jizan power plant||Al-Toukhi Contracting||Saudi Electricity Company||193||26/01/07|
|Offshore fabrication and installation, umm al-Qaiwain||Global Industries (US)||Atlantis Holding Norway||31||05/01/07|
|Compressors and power generation, Jebel Ali refinery||GE Oil & Gas||ENOC Processing Company||na||05/01/07|
|Widening, Dubai bypass||Yuksel (Turkey)||Roads & Transport Authority||23||05/01/07|
|Substations, Al-Ain||Larsen & Toubro (India)||Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority||94||05/01/07|
|Infrastructure, Jebel Ali free zone expansion||Ghantoot Roads Contracting||Dubai Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporation||38||12/01/07|
|Package 1, offshore associated gas scheme, Abu Dhabi||Technip (France)||Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company||610||19/01/07|
|Refurbishment of oil storage tanks||Descon Engineering||Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations||14||19/01/07|
|Roadworks, Al-Wahda road, Sharjah||Sharjah General Contracting/National Contracting||Sharjah Public Works Department||199||19/01/07|
|Sidra tower, Dubai||Zelan Contracting (Malaysia)||Dubai Technology, e-Commerce & Media Free Zone||87||19/01/07|
|Mixed-use development, Jumeirah, Dubai||Dutco Balfour Beatty (local/UK)||Dubai Municipality||77||19/01/07|
|Phase 2 roadworks, Mohammed bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi||Al-Muhairy General Contracting Company||Government||83||19/01/07|
|Sky Tower, Shams Abu Dhabi||Arabian Construction Company (local/Lebanese)||Sorouh real estate Company||545||19/01/07|
|T2 expansion and warehouse work, Dubai airport||Group Five Middle East (South Africa)||Dubai Department of Civil Aviation (DCA)||72||19/01/07|
|Fuel farm, Dubai World Central, Jebel Ali||Thermo/Amana East||Dubai Department of Civil Aviation (DCA)||52||19/01/07|
|Centrium Tower/Al-Manara Tower, Business Bay, Dubai||Civilco/ETA Ascon||ETA Star||218||26/01/07|
|Phase 1 dredging, Al-Marjan, ras al-Khaimah||Dredging International (Belgium)||Rakeen||25||26/01/07|
|Academies, Dubai Sports City (DSC)||Transemirates Contracting/Eastern International||DSC||136||26/01/07|
|Parallel roads scheme/Al-Nahda-Beirut roads intersection||CSCEC/Yuksel (Turkey)||Roads & Transport Authority||163||26/01/07|
|Three marinas, Palm Jumeirah||Target||Istithmar||67||26/01/07|
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