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  • SWPC sounds out lenders for reservoir PPPs

    Saudi Water Procurement Company is holding a two-day conference in London for potential lenders for the Saudi Arabia’s upcoming independent strategic water reservoir projects in Saudi Arabia's Makkah region

  • GE to supply turbines for Besmaya gas-fired phase 3

    GE Power has signed a contract with Jordan-headquartered power developer Mass Energy Holding to supply turbines for the 1.5GW phase 3 expansion of the Besmaya gas-fired combined-cycle power plant near Baghdad, Iraq

  • Orascom, Siemens return to Baiji for gas-fired rehab

    A consortium of Egypt's Orascom Construction and Germany's Siemens has signed an agreement with Iraq's Ministry of Electricity to rehabilitate the Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 gas-fired power plants in the northern Governorate of Salah ad Din

  • Synergy Consulting opens Riyadh office

    Financial advisory firm Synergy Consulting has opened a new office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in order to boost its presence within the kingdom and to be more accessible to its locally-based partners

  • EDF and Masdar form energy services JV

    French power company EDF and Abu Dhabi-based renewables developer Masdar have formed a strategic partnership focusing on non-utility scale renewables and green energy investments in the MENA region

  • Prices revealed for Taif ISTP

    Saudi Water Partnership Company has revealed the tariffs received from four bidding groups for the Taif ISTP – with the Cobra-led consortium confirmed as the lowest bidder

  • IFC to lend on Moroccan tramways and rural roads

    The International Finance Corporation is lining up a $100 million loan to fund the development of 26km of new tramway lines and a regional roads programme in the Casablanca-Settat administrative region in Morocco

  • New RFP deadline for Fujairah-3 IPP

    The Emirates Water and Electricity Company has for the second time extended the request for proposal deadline for its 2.4GW combined-cycle power project located in the Emirate of Fujairah

  • Jordan invites bids for Azraq II solar PV

    Jordan’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has invited bids for the construction of the 5MW Azraq II solar PV at a refugee camp close to the border with Syria

  • EXCLUSIVE SWPC postpones RFP bid date for Yanbu-4 IWP

    Saudi Water Partnership Company has postponed the request for proposal deadline for the 450,000 m3pd Yanbu-4 IWP project, located near the town of Ar Rayyis on the Red Sea coast.

  • EXCLUSIVE Abu Dhabi to launch bus shelter PPP

    Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport will launch a bus shelter PPP project, IJGlobal has learnt

  • Saudi Arabia appoints REPDO head

    Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy as appointed Faisal Abdullah Alyemni as the head of its Renewable Energy Project Development Office – the kingdom’s green energy procurement department

  • BlackRock opens an office in Riyadh

    Global fund manager BlackRock has opened its first office in Saudi Arabia, in the capital Riyadh

  • ADNOC closes pipeline deal with GIC

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has closed a $600 million deal with GIC which sees the Singaporean wealth fund take a 6% stake in the newly-formed entity ADNOC Oil Pipelines

  • Covington hires CC's Harper in Dubai

    Covington has hired Rupert Harper as partner in its corporate practice in Dubai, expanding the firm’s M&A offering in the oil & gas and infrastructure sectors in the Middle East