Middle East contracts awarded: July 2007

02 August 2007

Almost $8bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in July, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.

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Table: Contracts awarded in July 2007

ProjectContractorClientEstimated value ($m)MEED issue
Build and operate ethane and methane plant at SkildaTotal (France)Sonatrach3,00020/07/07
Build and operate ethane and methane plant ArzewAlmet Consortium (international)Sonatrachna20/07/07
Engineering, procurement, construction and supply of six gas turbinesAzarab EnergyTavanir8520/07/07
Build wireless voice and data networkHuawei (China)Kalimat Telecom27527/07/07
Cementing and associated services for drilling and workover operationsSchlumberger (US)Kuwait Oil Company7406/07/07
One-year extension, technical servicesBP (UK)Kuwait Oil Company3327/07/07
Supply of five gas turbinesAlstom (France)Alghanim International Trading & Contracting20413/07/07
Tourist development projects at Al-Siefa and SalalahMuria Tourist Development CompanyTourism Ministryna13/07/07
Front-end engineering and design and project management consultancy, Al-Shaheen refineryTechnip (France)Qatar Petroleumna13/07/07
Shipping manager at Qatargas 4Shell Group (UK/Dutch)Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat)na13/07/07
Design consultant at Entertainment CityForrec (Canada)Abu Dhabi Investment Housena13/07/07
Saudi Arabia
Consultancy and financial advisory, wastewater privatisation programmeHSBC (UK) and Fichtner (Germany)Water & Electricity Ministryna06/07/07
Project management consultancy at Ras TanuraKBR (US)Saudi Aramco140+13/07/07
Construction of a six-lane highway between Shuqaiq and JizanBin JarallahTransport Ministry16013/07/07
Fourth section of Hail-Medina regionRio Trading & ContractingTransport Ministry53.313/07/07
First phase of Medina ring roadSaudi Binladen GroupTransport Ministry26.613/07/07
Building agricultural roads in Mecca regionBin JarallahTransport Ministry21.813/07/07
Airborne surveySander Geophysics ArabiaSaudi Aramcona20/07/07
Berri water injection and Qatif crude pipeline projectsGlobal al-RushaidSaudi Aramco20027/07/07
Road buildingAl-Rio Contracting & Trading CompanyTransport Ministry125.427/07/07
Road buildingAjzala Contracting CompanyTransport Ministry47.927/07/07
Build office and data centre, Mohammed bin Zayed CityEd Zueblin (Germany)Aldar Properties10406/07/07
Build Bay Square developmentAl-Shafar General ContractingDubai Properties35506/07/07
Design Nagfa hotel and mall developmentTeam led by Ewan Architectural & Engineering ConsultancySorough Real Estatena06/07/07
Construction contract for Suwwa islandOger Abu DhabiMubadala Development Company1,00013/07/07
Build infrastructure for Industrial CityAl-Jaber groupHigher Corporation for Specialised Economic Zones11313/07/07
Expand ammonia and urea complexDescon Engineering (Pakistan)Ruwais Fertiliser Company (Fertil)18020/07/07
Build Conrad Hotel on Sheikh Zayed roadJoint venture of Arabtec Construction Company and Dubai ContractingPrivate Property Management29320/07/07
Build Grand Prix race track on Yas islandJoint venture of Cerbarco (Bahrain) and WCT (Malaysia)Aldar Properties35420/07/07
Build villas in Jumeirah Park residential complexDodsal (US)Nakheel25020/07/07
Build villas at Victory Heights golf developmentAl-Jaber GroupDubai Sports City/Arcapita27227/07/07
Build district cooling plantOverseas ASTEmirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower)3327/07/07
Design and build villas at Arabian RanchArabtec ConstructionEmaar Propertiesna27/07/07
Construction of first-phase infrastructure for Al-Salam CityEmirates Road ContractingTameer17527/07/07
Engineering services in Divided ZoneAmec (UK)Saudi Arabian Texaco/Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Joint Operations4006/07/07

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