Latest MEA News

  • EBRD appoints FA for Egyptian port project

    The EBRD has appointed Synergy Consulting as the financial adviser to support Egyptian authorities on the procurement of the 10th of Ramadan City Dry Port project

  • SWPC issues EoIs for Riyadh-Qassim water pipeline

    Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has invited EoIs for the 685,000 m3pd Riyadh-Qassim IWTP

  • NCP releases updated privatisation manual

    Saudi Arabia’s NCP has released an update of its privatisation programme manual featuring projects scheduled for sell-off

  • Egypt joins Africa Finance Corporation

    Egypt has become the 32nd member-state of the AFC – the African DFI has promised that the new partnership will lead to “a potential $1 billion of investments” in the North African state

  • Kuwait invites EPC bids for second phase of Doha desal

    Kuwait’s energy ministry has invited RFPs bids for the EPC contract – inclusive of O&M – of the second phase of the Doha desalination plant

  • Mubadala and Eni sign energy transition MoU

    Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Petroleum has signed with Italian oil company Eni an MoU to co-operate on energy transition as part of their respective decarbonisation targets

  • TotalEnergies signs large solar and gas deals in Iraq

    The government of Iraq has signed with French oil and gas giant TotalEnergies several agreements worth $10 billion for energy projects in the Basra region – including the development of 1GW of solar PV

  • EOIs invited for Saudi IWTP project

    The Saudi Water Partnerships Company is inviting expressions of interest for the development of the Rais-Rabigh Independent Water Transmission Pipelines project

  • Report out on Islamic finance and infra PPPs

    The IsDB and the World Bank have launched a report on the most important aspects of Islamic finance in relation to infrastructure PPP projects

  • ACWA Power IPO going ahead

    Saudi power and water developer ACWA Power has announced its intention to float on the Saudi stock exchange – the final price will be determined at the end of the book-building period

  • New Tunisia head at EBRD

    The EBRD has appointed Nodira Mansurova as its new head of Tunisia to oversee the DFI’s local energy and infra interests

  • EBRD appoints new head of Morocco branch

    The EBRD has appointed Antoine Sallé de Chou as its new head of Morocco based in Casablanca to oversee the DFI’s local energy and infra interests

  • Kuwait invites advisory bids on Nuwaiseeb CCGT

    Kuwait’s MEW has invited advisory bids on the 3.6GW first phase of the Nuwaiseeb Combined Cycle Power Plant

  • SWPC opens prices and names PBs for ISTPs

    The SWPC has opened bids and named the preferred bidder on 3 wastewater projects – the Madinah 3 and the combined Buraydah 2 and Tabuk 2 projects

  • SWPC requests EoIs for Saudi water PPP

    The Saudi Water Partnership Company has requested EoIs for the development of the Rayis – Rabigh Independent Water Transmission Pipeline

  • EBRD names new Lebanon head

    The EBRD has made Khalil Dinguizli its new head of operations in Lebanon, effective 1 September

  • Siemens in MoU for Egyptian hydrogen

    Siemens Energy and Egyptian utility Egyptian Electricity Holding Company have signed an MoU to jointly develop a “green hydrogen-based industry” in Egypt with export capabilities

  • Key stage for Omani hydrogen and ammonia

    ACME Group has signed a land agreement for the construction of its green hydrogen and green ammonia production facility planned for the Special Economic Zone in the Port of Duqm in Oman

  • Empower acquires district cooling unit

    Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation has acquired Nakheel’s district cooling unit for AED 860 million