Latest MEA News

  • Advanced Petrochemical receives approval for complex

    Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy has approved an application from Advanced Petrochemical (AP) to develop a ne petrochem complex at Jubail Industrial City.

  • Water fund hires Onses as general partner

    Sharia-compliant water vehicle Ruma Water Fund has hired Richard Onses this month as a general partner

  • ADNOC adds TA to Project Wave advisory team

    ADNOC has appointed ILF Consulting as its technical adviser on Project Wave – a seawater treatment and transmission pipeline project located in Al Mirfa and Al Nouf

  • Germany and Saudi Arabia sign hydrogen MoU

    Representatives of the German and Saudi governments have signed am MoU on the production and use of hydrogen during a German-Saudi virtual session

  • IFC lends on Metito’s water efforts

    The IFC has signed a $20 million debt package with Emirati infra developer Metito to support the company’s water and wastewater business across MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa

  • PIF signs multi-billion loan

    Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund has signed a $15 billion, multi-currency revolving credit facility with an understood total of 17 banks

  • Fresh deadline delay for Manah solar I and II

    OPWP has again postponed the bid deadline for the 1GW Manah I & II solar IPPs projects

  • World Bank to lend on Egyptian railway safety project

    The World Bank has approved a $440 million loan for the government of Egypt’s $681.1 million railway modernisation programme to improve safety and service quality

  • AfDB signs loan for rural sanitation in Egypt

    The AfDB has signed a €108 million loan with the government of Egypt to improve sanitation infra and services for rural communities in the Luxor Governorate

  • Total and Zahid Group launch solar JV

    French power developer Total and Saudi conglomerate Zahid Group have established a joint venture named Saudi French for Energy Efficiency and Renewables

  • AfDB approves loan for ACWA Power’s Kom Ombo solar PV

    The AfDB has approved a $27.2 million loan for the $156.4 million, 200MW Kom Ombo solar PV being developed by Saudi power and water developer ACWA Power in Egypt.

  • Tabreed and IFC to set up district cooling platform

    Emirati district cooling developer Tabreed and the IFC are planning to establish a district energy investment platform based in Singapore

  • REPDO extends deadline for Round 3 solar PV again

    REPDO has again extended the RFP deadlines for category A and B of the third round of its NREP

  • IJGlobal Awards 2020 – MENA Judging Team

    We are delighted today to be announcing the judging team for Middle East and North Africa for the IJGlobal Awards 2020. The submissions team reports that entries are flooding in for what looks to be an exciting (virtual) awards ceremony in the summer

  • Four extra months for Facility E rebidding

    Kahramaa has extended the bid deadline for its recently revised $3 billion, 2.6GW Facility E IWPP

  • ADNOC invites interest for oilfield wastewater project

    ADNOC has invited expressions of interest for the development of a seawater treatment and transmission pipeline project in Abu Dhabi

  • EWEC receives EoIs for waste-to-energy scheme

    EWEC and Tadweer have received EoIs for a waste-to-energy IPP located near the Al Dhafra landfill in Abu Dhabi

  • PDO awards green hydrogen feasibility contract

    Petroleum Development Oman has awarded Belgian renewables consultancy firm Hinicio a feasibility study contract to assess the development of a green hydrogen pilot project

  • SUEZ to develop treatment plant at Omani oil field

    Petroleum Development Oman has awarded a SUEZ-led consortium a $120 million contract to develop a facility to treat water from oil fields located in Rima