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Table: Contracts awarded in June 2007

Project Contractor Client Estimated value ($m) MEED issue
Engineering work on Block 405b, Berkine Basin Genesis Oil & Gas Consultants (France) First Calgary Petroleums (Canada) na 08/06/07
Build gas-fired power plants General Electric (US) Sonelgaz na 08/06/07
Build Manama interchange Nass Contracting Works & Housing Ministry 27 15/06/07
First-phase construction for Reef Island Al-Hamad Contracting Company (UAE) Lulu Tourism Company 160 15/06/07
Consultancy on Abu Qir plant extension Power Generation Engineering & Services Company (local/US) West Delta Electricity Production Company na 08/06/07
Build El-Tebbine substation Siemens (Germany) na 26 15/06/07
Project management and engineering services Amec (UK) Kuwait National Petroleum Company 80.3 01/06/07
Well completion, equipment and associated services Raith Engineering & Manufacturing Company Kuwait Oil Company 20.8 01/06/07
Upgrade distillation units, Doha West desalination plant Babcock (Germany)/Al Alghanim General Trading & Contracting Ministry of Electricity & Water 105 01/06/07
Management consultancy services Booz Allen Hamilton (US) Kuwait Oil Company na 08/06/07
Build water tanks at Subiya Khalid Ali al-Kharafi & Brothers Ministry of Electricity & Water 48.6 08/06/07
Market research and analysis, Madinat al-Hana Tameer Holding (UAE) Tatweer Property na 29/06/07
Construct bulk liquid storage tanks, Sohar Port Indian Oiltanking Company Oiltanking Odjfell Terminals & Company 110 01/06/07
Build Umm Bab cement plant FL Smidth (Denmark) Gulf Cement Company 223 15/06/07
Subsea pipelines package, Qatargas 3 & 4 J Ray McDermott Qatar Liquified Gas Company (Qatargas) 100 29/06/07
Build second phase North road scheme Tekfen (Turkey) Public Works Authority (Ashghal) 572 29/06/07
Design consultancy, bank headquarters Yamasaki (US) International Bank of Qatar na 29/06/07
Saudi Arabia
Upgrade water treatment facilities, Juaymah gas plant Arabian Bemco Saudi Aramco 47 01/06/07
Ammonia plant construction, Ras al-Zour Samsung Company (South Korea) Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) 1,000 01/06/07
Engineering, procurement, construction for amines plant, Jubail Samsung Company (South Korea) Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Company 400 01/06/07
Process automation technology for Ibn Zahr polypropylene project, JUbail Honeywell (US) Samsung Engineerig Company (South Korea) na 01/06/07
PP8 power plant expansion Al-Toukhi Contracting Saudi Electricity Company 123 01/06/07
Utilities upgrade, Juaymah gas plant Arabian Bemco Contracting Saudi Aramco 38 01/06/07
Process design for coker unit, Jubail export refinery Foster Wheeler (US) Saudi Aramco na 08/06/07
Civil, electromechanical, instrumentation and overhead power line works, Khurais Ahmad Nassir Albinali & Sons Company Saudi Aramco na 15/06/07
Build higher college for women at Yanbu Al-Bawani Company Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu 51 15/06/07
Provide design package for Khursaniyah gas plant Jacobs Engineering (US) Saudi Aramco na 29/06/07
First-phase construction, King Abdullah road Saudi Oger Arriyadh Development Authority 186 29/06/07
Engineering, procurement and construction for greenfield cement plant FL Smidth (Denmark) Syrian Cement Company na 29/06/07
Second-phase expansion, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre Arabtec Construction Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company 211 08/06/07
Build Sky View residential tower Pioneer Construction Halcon Real Estate 35 08/06/07
Programme construction and management services KEO International Consultants Abu Dhabi Municipality na 15/06/07
Dredging and reclamation, Mina al-Fajer Tidalmarine Engineering Mina al-Fajer 164 15/06/07
Build Hilton Beach Hotel, Ras al-Khaimah Construction technology Contracting RAK government 81 15/06/07
Supply two gas turbine-driven turbo compressor trains GE Oil & Gas (Italy) Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company na 22/06/07
Build Ocean Heights tower, Dubai Marina Arabtec Construction Damac 177 22/06/07
Project management services Hill International (US) Dubai International Financial Centre na 22/06/07
Fourth phase Dubai bypass Wade Adams Contracting Roads & Transport Authority 78 22/06/07
Feasibility study for carbon capture and storage SNC Lavelin (Canada) Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Adfec) na 29/06/07
Main construction, Elite Residence tower Arabian Construction Company (local/Lebanese) Tameer Holding 165 29/06/07
Main construction, Baniyas Commercial Complex Target Engineering Baniyas Investment & Development Company 166 29/06/07
Build residences and substations, Jumeirah Heights Target Engineering Nakheel 104 29/06/07
Main construction contract, HHHR tower Al-Ahmadiah Hip King (local/Hong Kong) Sheikh hamdan bi Rashid al-Maktoum 204 29/06/07
Main construction contract, Smart Heights Engineering Contracting Company Damac Properties na 29/06/07
Total 4,702.7

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