Middle East contracts awarded: October 2007

02 November 2007

Almost $6bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in October, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.

For more up to date information on the region’s largest projects, go to www.meedprojects.com, which tracks $1.7trillion worth of projects.

Table: Contracts awarded in October 2007

ProjectContractorClientEstimated value ($m)MEED issue
Algeria
Build 130 kilometre-long railway line from Oued Tlelat to Tlemcen and 200-kilometre line from Tlemecen to Moroccan borderCondotte with Rizzani de Eccher (ItalyAnesrif1,29605/10/07
Build 120-kilometre railway track from Saida to Moulay-SlissenAstaldi (Italy)Anesrif51405/10/07
Upgrade part of rail track between El-Affroun and Khemis Miliana and build track from Thenia to Bordj Bou ArrerridjChina Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and Ozgun (Turkey)Anesrif2,41205/10/07
Egypt
Carry out feasibility studies for greenfield aromatics plantKBR (USEgyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (EChem)na19/10/07
Advise government on tendering process for 12 railway stations in Nile Delta AlexandriaNaeem HoldingGovernmentna26/10/07
Kuwait
Construct 61 kilometres of sewers under Kuwait Sewerage Improvement ProjectMushrif General Trading & Construction Company (Kuwait)Public Works Ministryna05/10/07
Provide measurement services for use during drilling processesSchlumberger (US)Kuwait Oil Company80.405/10/07
Build gas pipeline between booster station 140 and the GCMB manifoldUnited Gulf Construction CompanyKuwait Oil Company7.212/10/07
Provide in-house project management servicesWorleyParsons (Australia)Kuwait Oil Company31119/10/07
Build four towers for Kuwait Business Town developmentFirst United General Trading & ContractingKuwait Business Town Real estate Companyna26/10/07
Qatar
Front-end engineering and design work for gas sweetening facilities integrated project at MasaieedWorleyParsons (Australia)Qatar Petroleumna05/10/07
Build Barwa Commercial Avenue developmentHochtief (Germany)Barwa Real Estate Companyna26/10/07
Saudi Arabia
Supplying air-conditioning equipmentZamil Air Conditionersna1605/10/07
Building 13-kilometre road connecting King Abdullah Economic City with Bay La Sun VillageSaudi Binladin GroupGnaar, The Economic City34.405/10/07
Supervision of the worldscale ethylene dichloride complexJacobs Engineering (US)Arabian Chlor Vinyl Companyna05/10/07
Design masterplan for Ajman project in RiyadhNikken Sekkei (Japan)JV of Tameer Holding, Al-Shoula Holding Group and Land Company for Property Development & Investmentna12/10/07
Project management for King Abdullah Financial District developmentHill International (US)Public Pension Agency11.412/10/07
Build methylamines and dimethyl-formamide plant in JubailLarsen & Toubro (India)Chemanol6019/10/07
UAE
Build souk component of the redevelopment of central market in Abu DhabiMushrif General Trading & Construction Company (Kuwait)Alder Properties5805/10/07
Design German Business Park at Dubai SiliconOasis Fischer Architects (Germany)Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority and Bin Jabr Groupna05/10/07
Build Meena Plaza development in Abu DhabiZelan Contracting and Al-Ambia (Malaysia)Tamouh Investments25405/10/07
Design and supervision consultancy services for tameer TowersRMJM (UK)Tameer Holdingna05/10/07
Project management consultancy on Asab, Bab, Bu Hasa and Ruwais modification projectEngineers India (India)Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Companyna12/10/07
Design office complex in Abu DhabiAedas (Hong Kong)Abu Dhabi Investment Councilna12/10/07
Build i-rise tower in DubaiAl-Naboodah ContractingRealty Capital Middle East15119/10/07
Provide commercial management services for Al-Raha Beach developmentEC Harris (UK)Aldar Propertiesna19/10/07
Build submarine telecoms cable between UAE and KeyaAlcatel-Lubcent (France)na8219/10/07
Build skycourts development at DubailandChina State Construction Engineering Corporation (China)National Bonds Corporation40926/10/07
Total5,696.4

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