Latest MEA News

  • Kuwait plans energy and infra splurge

    Kuwait’s MoF has stated in a budget report that up to $1.8 billion will be allocated towards 5 strategic infrastructure projects in Kuwait over the 2021-22 period

  • Saudi Ports Authority extends terminals deadline

    Saudi Ports Authority has extended the deadline for EoIs for the development of 8 multipurpose terminal concessions – titled the Mawani Priority Concessions

  • Dubai’s RTA signs CABLINE system MoU

    Dubai’s RTA has signed with French mobility specialists MND an MoU to develop a new aerial transport network in Dubai using a CABLINE system

  • Ras Al Khair sell off suspended

    Saudi Arabia’s Privatisation Supervisory Committee for the Environment, Water, and Agriculture sectors has announced the suspension of the privatisation of the $4.2 billion, 2.65GW Ras Al Khair integrated desalination and power plant

  • EIB supports Lebanese wastewater project

    The EIB is expected to provide up to €74 million for a €107 million project to develop a wastewater network in Tripoli – Lebanon’s second largest city located in the north of the Middle Eastern state

  • 39 EoIs in for Rabigh-4 IWP

    SWPC has received 39 EoIs for the 600,000 cubic metres per day Rabigh 4 IWP – for which the RFQ has already been issued

  • ADNOC awards integrated rigless services contracts

    ADNOC has awarded 3 contracts worth $763.7 million combined to 3 companies for the integrated rigless services on 6 artificial islands to support its production capacity expansion plans

  • Econergy Renewable Energy completes IPO

    Israeli renewables developer Econergy Renewable Energy has successfully completed a partial listing on the TASE – the NIS150 million raised will fund the company’s IPP ambitions

  • Uniper lured to major hydrogen project in Oman

    German utility Uniper has signed on to a large-scale hydrogen project in Oman which is seeking to produce green hydrogen from wind and solar plants

  • IsDB elects new president

    The IsDB has elected Muhammed Sulaiman Al-Jasser as the DFI’s new president for a term of 5 years

  • RFQ out for Rabigh-4 IWP

    SWPC has issued the RFQ documents for the 600,000 m3pd Rabigh 4 IWP project on the coast of the Red Sea in the Western Province, Saudi Arabia

  • EoIs invited for Juaranah reservoir in Saudi Arabia

    SWPC has invited EoIs for the Juranah ISWR in the Makkah Region

  • ADNOC joins international Hydrogen Council

    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has joined the Hydrogen Council – a Brussels-headquartered international organisation with the aim of developing hydrogen production for future energy mixes.

  • TotalEnergies signs debt for Dubai solar portfolio

    French energy giant TotalEnergies has signed with 2 lenders a $34 million debt package for a 50MW solar portfolio in Dubai – it will supply energy to I&C customers

  • SWPC issues RFQ for Jazan wastewater cluster

    SWPC has issued the RFQ documents for the development of a cluster of 20 small sewage treatment plants in the Jazan region

  • Japanese banks lend on Saudi power grid

    Japanese banks led by the JBIC have signed with the SEC a $500 million loan for the Kingdom’s national grid

  • Herbert Smith Freehills gets Cross

    Herbert Smith Freehills has hired Christopher Cross as a partner in the firm’s projects practice in the Middle East

  • ADIO prequalifies 5 for Zayed City Schools PPP

    ADIO has prequalified 5 consortia for the Zayed City Schools PPP

  • Eni signs hydrogen agreement in Egypt

    Eni has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Holding Companyand the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company to asses the commercial and technical feasibility of green hydrogen projects in the country