Middle East contracts awarded: March 2007

02 April 2007

Over $9bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in March, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.

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Table: Contracts awarded in March 2007

ProjectContractorClientEstimated value ($m)MEED issue
Bahrain
Arcapita headquarters constructionMurray & Roberts Contractors (Middle East-South Africa)/Nass ContractingArcapita16030/03/07
Egypt
Oil exploration blocksPetrocorp International (Australia)/United Oil Company (Syria)/Melrose Resources (UK)/Gujarat State Petroleum Company (India)Ganoub el-Wadi Petroleum Companyna02/03/07
Gas liquefaction plant expansionEngineering for the Petroleum & Process IndustriedEgyptian Natural Gas Company20023/03/07
El-Tebbine power plant civil engineeringOrascom Construction IndustriesCairo Electricity Production Companyna16/03/07
El-Tebbine power plant water pumpsTMB (Italy)Cairo Electricity Production Companyna16/03/07
Kuwait
South Surra international tennis complexWara Consruction CompanyKuwait Commercial Market Complex Company10002/03/07
Drilling rigsBurgan Company for Well Drilling, Trading & MaintanenceKuwait Oil Company24216/03/07
Drilling rigKuwait Drilling CompanyKuwait Oil Company16116/03/07
Emergency power suppliesCombined GroupMinistry of Energy (Electricity & Water)28323/03/07
Emergency power suppliesECC Energy SolutionsMinistry of Energy (Electricity & Water)31723/03/07
Conversion of Al-Zour power plant to combined cycleSiemens (Germany)/Alghanim International Contracting & Trading CompanyMinistry of Energy (Electricity & Water)72823/03/07
Libya
Tripoli West steam power plant extensionDoosan Heavy Industries & Construction (Korea)/Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company (Korea)/Daewoo Engineering & Construction (Korea)/Archirodon Construction (Geneva-based)Gecol1,200+02/03/07
Sebha housing unitsCKG Engineering & Construction (Indonesia)Organisation for Development of Administrative Centres27409/03/07
Oman
Salalah methanol plant constructionGS Engineering & Construction (South Korea)Salalah Methanol Company72116/03/07
Qatar
Musaimeer road upgradeCombined Group (Kuwait)Public Works Authority7616/03/07
NDIA concourse C superstructureTaisei Corporation (Japan)/TAV (Turkey)NDIA Steering Committee70030/03/07
Saudi Arabia
Yanbu second-phase aromatics plantHanwha Corporation (South Korea)Safra Company50002/03/07
Seawater reinjection facilities, KhuraisTekfen (Turkey)Saudi Aramco20002/03/07
Khurais crude increment programmeContracting & Construction EnterprisesSaudi Aramco13409/03/07
Jubail ethylene amines complex PMC and FEEDJacobs Engineering (US)Arabian Amines Company15009/03/07
Substation at Jubail 2Areva T&D (France)Saudi Electricity Company14816/03/07
Extension of Tihama power plantAl-Toukhi ContractingSaudi Electricity Company12916/03/07
Ground handling and catering servicesSaudi Arabian AirlinesSama Airlinesna23/03/07
Phase 2 acetyls complex civil engineering works and utilities constructionNasser al-Hajri CorporationSaudi International Petrochemical Companyna30/03/07
UAE
Yas island project managementKBR (US)Aldar Propertiesna09/03/07
Phase 1 Jebel Ali M power and desalination stationDoosan Heavy Industries & Construction (South Korea)/Fisia Italimpianti (Italy)Dubai Electricity & Water Authority1,69009/03/07
Emirates Financial Towers constructionTAV (Turkey)Emirates International Holding/Moafaq al-Gaddah group12016/03/07
Construction of Sky Courts development in DubailandAl-Habtoor Engineering EnterprisesNational Bonds Corporation40923/03/07
Trans-emirates oil pipeline PMCILF Consulting Engineers (Germany)International Petroleum Investment Companyna30/03/07
U-bora mixed-use tower complex constructionTAV (Turkey)Bando Housing Corporation (South Korea)19130/03/07
Fairmont Palm hotel constructionDubai Contracting CompanyIFA Hotels & Resorts (Kuwait-based)13630/03/07
Taj Grandeur Residences constructionETA AsconETA Star9330/03/07
Jumeirah ake Towers ConstructionAl-Ahmadiah ContractingAl-Fajer Properties27230/03/07
Total9,334

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