Almost $6bn worth of contracts were awarded across the Middle East region in September, according to this selected checklist compiled from MEED reports throughout the month.
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Table: Contracts awarded in September 2007
|Project||Contractor||Client||Estimated value ($m)||MEED issue|
|Build gas compression facilities in Salah field||Petrofac International (UAE-based)||BP/Statoil/Sonatrach||595||28/09/07|
|Build and operate second phase of container terminal 1, East Port Said||Suez Canal Container Terminal||Port Authority||na||21/09/07|
|Manage five-star hotel (under construction) in Irbil||Rotana Hotels (UAE)||Malia Holding||na||07/09/07|
|Build-operate-transfer, Disi water conveyor||Gama Energy (Turkey)||Water & Irrigation Ministry||na||28/09/07|
|Provide outsourced IT management||Optimiza||Arab Bank||na||28/09/07|
|Provide oil field services||Haliburton (US)||Kuwait Oil Company||61.8||14/09/07|
|Build substation at Sabriya field||Al-Ahleia Switchgear Company||Kuwait Oil Company||10.4||21/09/07|
|Electrical infrastructure upgrade at Kuwait International Airport||Siemens (Germany)||Directorate-General of Civil Aviation||108||21/09/07|
|Engineering, procurement and construction for motoring points at new export pier at Mina al-Ahmadi refinery||Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company (South Korea)||Kuwait National Petroleum Company||14||28/09/07|
|Architect for headquarters||KEO INternational Consultants||Kuwait Investment Authority||na||28/09/07|
|Engineering, procurement and construction at Sebha airport||Consolidated Contractors International Company (Athens-based/TAV (Turkey)||Government||na||21/09/07|
|Advise on power transmission and generation||Korea Electric Power Corporation (Korea)||Electricity, Water and Gas Ministry||0.6||21/09/07|
|Interconnecting pipeline system for enhanced oil recovery project||Gulf Petrochemicals Services & Training||Occidental Mukhaizna||100||07/09/07|
|Build gas compressor stations at Buraimi and Fahud||Gulf Petrochemicals Services & Training||Oman Gas Company||70||07/09/07|
|Project Management consultancy and front-end engineering and design on Masaieed petrochemicals complex||Foster Wheeler (US)||Honam Petrochemical Corporation (South Korea)/Qatar Petroleum||na||07/09/07|
|Technical advisor for Ras Laffan C water and power project||Kema (Netherlands)||Qatar general Electricity & Water Corporation||na||07/09/07|
|Anode baking plant and cast house, Qatalum Aluminium smelter||Fata Group (Italy)/K Home International (UK||Qatalum||500||14/09/07|
|Build green anode plant, Qatalum Aluminium smelter||Solios Carbone (France)||Qatalum||na||14/09/07|
|Second-phase expansion of the Shedgum-Yanbu east-west natural gas liquids pipeline||Suedrohrbau (Netherlands)||Saudi Aramco||200||07/09/07|
|Mine and transport bauxite and kaolin at Al-Zabirah||Saudi Canadian Mining Services||Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden)||106.6||14/09/07|
|Build waste incinerator plant, Jebel Ali||Zenath Group||Dubai Municipality||na||14/09/07|
|Provide corporate customers with managed networks||HCL (India)||Saudi Telecom||na||14/09/07|
|Provide offshore engineering and construction services||Saipem (Italy)/Industrialisation & Energy Services Company/Al-Rushaid||Saudi Aramco||250||21/09/07|
|Project management for Jeddah mixed-use development||Bechtel (US)||Kingdom Holding Company||na||21/09/07|
|Build Nad al-Sheba racecource grandstand||Arabtec Construction/WCT (Malaysia)||Meydan||1,253||21/09/07|
|Front-end engineering and design for trans-emirates oil pipeline from Habshan (Abu Dhabi) to Fujairah||WorleyParsons (Australia)||International Petroleum Investment Company||na||07/09/07|
|Construction management services for Mall of Arabia project at City of Arabia, Dubailand||Hill International (US)||I&M Galadari Group||na||07/09/07|
|Build three towers on Abu Dhabi central market redevelopment||Arabian Construction Company||Aldar Properties||736||07/09/07|
|Build headquarters for Dubiotech in Dubai Biotechnology & Research Park||Bel hasa Engineering & Contracting||Department of Civil Aviation||545||14/09/07|
|Infrastructure construction for Saadiyat Island||Gulf Leighton (local/Australia)||Tourism Development & Investment Company||550||14/09/07|
|Supply converged network||Avaya (US)||Dubai Civil Defence||na||14/09/07|
|Provide fixed-line networks for Abu Dhabi||Etisalat||Higher Corporation for Specialised Economic Zones (Zonescorp)||na||14/09/07|
|Project management, Tameer Towers||Hill International (US)||Tameer Holding||na||21/09/07|
|Supply three air traffic systems to Dubai World Central Airport||Park Air Systems (UK)/Data Processing Systems||Department of Civil Aviation||na||28/09/07|
|Operate Palm Jumeirah Monorail||SMRT Engineering||Nakheel||na||28/09/07|
|Main structure package, Mall of Arabia||Dhabi Contracting||I&M Galadari Group||na||28/09/07|
|Build first phase of mixed-use tower cluster on Ajman corniche||Sino Contracting Group||Aqaar||381||28/09/07|
|Engineering and design services, Platinum Tower Project||Khatib & Alami (Lebanon)||Tameer Holding||na||28/09/07|
|Engineering, procurement and construction, Hamriyah desalination plant||Aqua Engineering (Austria)/Tecton Engineering||Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (Sewa)||122||28/09/07|
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