Middle East contracts awarded: September 2007

02 October 2007

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

ProjectContractorClientEstimated value ($m)MEED issue
Algeria
Build gas compression facilities in Salah fieldPetrofac International (UAE-based)BP/Statoil/Sonatrach59528/09/07
Egypt
Build and operate second phase of container terminal 1, East Port SaidSuez Canal Container TerminalPort Authorityna21/09/07
Iraq
Manage five-star hotel (under construction) in IrbilRotana Hotels (UAE)Malia Holdingna07/09/07
Jordan
Build-operate-transfer, Disi water conveyorGama Energy (Turkey)Water & Irrigation Ministryna28/09/07
Provide outsourced IT managementOptimizaArab Bankna28/09/07
Kuwait
Provide oil field servicesHaliburton (US)Kuwait Oil Company61.814/09/07
Build substation at Sabriya fieldAl-Ahleia Switchgear CompanyKuwait Oil Company10.421/09/07
Electrical infrastructure upgrade at Kuwait International AirportSiemens (Germany)Directorate-General of Civil Aviation10821/09/07
Engineering, procurement and construction for motoring points at new export pier at Mina al-Ahmadi refineryHyundai Engineering & Construction Company (South Korea)Kuwait National Petroleum Company1428/09/07
Architect for headquartersKEO INternational ConsultantsKuwait Investment Authorityna28/09/07
Libya
Engineering, procurement and construction at Sebha airportConsolidated Contractors International Company (Athens-based/TAV (Turkey)Governmentna21/09/07
Advise on power transmission and generationKorea Electric Power Corporation (Korea)Electricity, Water and Gas Ministry0.621/09/07
Oman
Interconnecting pipeline system for enhanced oil recovery projectGulf Petrochemicals Services & TrainingOccidental Mukhaizna10007/09/07
Build gas compressor stations at Buraimi and FahudGulf Petrochemicals Services & TrainingOman Gas Company7007/09/07
Qatar
Project Management consultancy and front-end engineering and design on Masaieed petrochemicals complexFoster Wheeler (US)Honam Petrochemical Corporation (South Korea)/Qatar Petroleumna07/09/07
Technical advisor for Ras Laffan C water and power projectKema (Netherlands)Qatar general Electricity & Water Corporationna07/09/07
Anode baking plant and cast house, Qatalum Aluminium smelterFata Group (Italy)/K Home International (UKQatalum50014/09/07
Build green anode plant, Qatalum Aluminium smelterSolios Carbone (France)Qatalumna14/09/07
Saudi Arabia
Second-phase expansion of the Shedgum-Yanbu east-west natural gas liquids pipelineSuedrohrbau (Netherlands)Saudi Aramco20007/09/07
Mine and transport bauxite and kaolin at Al-ZabirahSaudi Canadian Mining ServicesSaudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden)106.614/09/07
Build waste incinerator plant, Jebel AliZenath GroupDubai Municipalityna14/09/07
Provide corporate customers with managed networksHCL (India)Saudi Telecomna14/09/07
Provide offshore engineering and construction servicesSaipem (Italy)/Industrialisation & Energy Services Company/Al-RushaidSaudi Aramco25021/09/07
Project management for Jeddah mixed-use developmentBechtel (US)Kingdom Holding Companyna21/09/07
Build Nad al-Sheba racecource grandstandArabtec Construction/WCT (Malaysia)Meydan1,25321/09/07
UAE
Front-end engineering and design for trans-emirates oil pipeline from Habshan (Abu Dhabi) to FujairahWorleyParsons (Australia)International Petroleum Investment Companyna07/09/07
Construction management services for Mall of Arabia project at City of Arabia, DubailandHill International (US)I&M Galadari Groupna07/09/07
Build three towers on Abu Dhabi central market redevelopmentArabian Construction CompanyAldar Properties73607/09/07
Build headquarters for Dubiotech in Dubai Biotechnology & Research ParkBel hasa Engineering & ContractingDepartment of Civil Aviation54514/09/07
Infrastructure construction for Saadiyat IslandGulf Leighton (local/Australia)Tourism Development & Investment Company55014/09/07
Supply converged networkAvaya (US)Dubai Civil Defencena14/09/07
Provide fixed-line networks for Abu DhabiEtisalatHigher Corporation for Specialised Economic Zones (Zonescorp)na14/09/07
Project management, Tameer TowersHill International (US)Tameer Holdingna21/09/07
Supply three air traffic systems to Dubai World Central AirportPark Air Systems (UK)/Data Processing SystemsDepartment of Civil Aviationna28/09/07
Operate Palm Jumeirah MonorailSMRT EngineeringNakheelna28/09/07
Main structure package, Mall of ArabiaDhabi ContractingI&M Galadari Groupna28/09/07
Build first phase of mixed-use tower cluster on Ajman cornicheSino Contracting GroupAqaar38128/09/07
Engineering and design services, Platinum Tower ProjectKhatib & Alami (Lebanon)Tameer Holdingna28/09/07
Engineering, procurement and construction, Hamriyah desalination plantAqua Engineering (Austria)/Tecton EngineeringSharjah Electricity & Water Authority (Sewa)12228/09/07
Total5,603.4

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