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Table: Contracts awarded in January 2007

Project Contractor Client Estimated value ($m) MEED issue
Algeria
Offices China State Construction & Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) CMA CGM (France) 23 05/01/07
Bahrain
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
Egypt
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
Iran
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
Jordan
Madounah link road/Zarqa easter bypass, through link CSCEC, Group Five Middle East (South Africa) Public Works & Housing Ministry na 26/01/07
Kuwait
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
Libya
Water injection and control systems, Bu attifel MAN Ferrostaal (Germany) Eni Oil (local/Italian joint venture) 50 05/01/07
Oman
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
Qatar
Construction services for synthesis core and power plant Descon Engineering (Pakistan) Royal Dutch/Shell Group 180 19/01/07
Saudi Arabia
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
UAE
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
Total 6,345

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