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Qatar Petroleum signs deals to boost petchem output

April 30, 2017

In a move aimed at supporting Qatar s petrochemical industry Qatar Petroleum (QP) recently signed agreements to supply additional quantities of ethane which is used as feedstock to a number of subsidi... View more

Bechtel wins major petchem project deals in Egypt

April 20, 2017

Bechtel a global leader in engineering procurement and construction has been awarded two contracts by Carbon Holdings of Egypt to deliver major petrochemical projects in Egypt. The contracts are to pr... View more

Egypt petchem project deals for Bechtel

April 20, 2017

Bechtel a global leader in engineering procurement and construction has been awarded two contracts by Carbon Holdings of Egypt to deliver major petrochemical projects in Egypt. The contracts are to pr... View more

Bechtel wins major petchem project deals in Egypt

April 20, 2017

Bechtel a global leader in engineering procurement and construction has been awarded two contracts by Carbon Holdings of Egypt to deliver major petrochemical projects in Egypt. The contracts are to pr... View more

L&T wins $817m Qatar power project deals

April 10, 2017

India s top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said it has won its single largest order in the Middle East region worth 817 million from Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporat... View more

L&T wins $817m Qatar power project deals

April 10, 2017

India s top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said it has won its single largest order in the Middle East region worth 817 million from Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporat... View more

Asian LNG giants join forces to push for flexible deals

March 25, 2017

The world s biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) buyers all in Asia are clubbing together to secure more flexible supply contracts in a move which shifts power to importers from producers as oversupply... View more

PwC welcomes Jackson as region’s deals leader

March 19, 2017

PwC Middle East has announced the appointment of Pam Jackson as the regional deals leader based in Dubai. An M&A specialist Jackson has actively been engaged advising international clients on complex ... View more

IGG signs deals with 6 international firms

February 23, 2017

International Golden Group (IGG) the Abu Dhabi-based supplier of high-end defence and security systems signed six agreements for joint cooperation in the supply of defence systems with global companie... View more

Rosneft inks oil project deals with Kurdistan govt

February 23, 2017

Russia s oil giant Rosneft and the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq have signed an agreement in the fields of upstream infrastructure logistics and trading a report said. The parties also signed ... View more

UAE Armed Forces sign $925m deals

February 22, 2017

The UAE Armed Forces has announced 20 new deals worth over Dh3.4 billion ( 925.7 million) on the fourth day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference Idex 2017 in Abu Dhabi. The national ... View more

IGG signs cooperation deals with four firms

February 22, 2017

International Golden Group (IGG) the Abu Dhabi-based supplier of high-end defence and Security Systems signed four agreements for joint cooperation in the supply of defence systems with global compani... View more

Bahrain sees real estate deals boost

February 5, 2017

Average daily real estate dealings in Bahrain reached BD5 million ( 13.1 million) and sometimes BD7 million in January reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication. To read further please visit... View more

Iran targets $8.6bn of refinery deals with Asia firms

February 2, 2017

Iran expects to sign its biggest oil refining contracts worth 8.6 billion with a number of Japanese Chinese and South Korean companies this month or later Deputy Oil Minister Abbas Kazemi said on Wedn... View more

Bahrain endorses GCC VAT deals

February 2, 2017

Bahrain has endorsed agreements related to introduction of value added tax (VAT) in the GCC paving for the levy to be applied by mid-2018. Information Affairs Minister Ali bin Mohammed Al-Romaihi held... View more

Iran signs power plant deals worth over $10bn

January 30, 2017

Iran has signed agreements valued at around 10 billion ( 10.7 billion) companies for the construction of new power plants with German Russian Chinese South Korean and Turkish companies a top governmen... View more

Iran Khodro in JV deals with Mercedes-Benz

January 29, 2017

Iran s leading car manufacturer Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) recently signed three contracts with the German automaker Mercedes-Benz on joint ventures said a report. A total of three cooperation deals h... View more

Iran Khodro in JV deals with Mercedes-Benz

January 29, 2017

Iran s leading car manufacturer Iran Khodro Company (IKCO) recently signed three contracts with the German automaker Mercedes-Benz on joint ventures said a report. A total of three cooperation deals h... View more

Dubai’s property deals top $3.2bn in 15 days of 2017

January 19, 2017

Dubai s real estate market has experienced a strong start to the year generating transactions worth up to Dh12 billion ( 3.26 billion) during the first 15 days of 2017 according to the latest report i... View more

Adnec announces sponsorship deals for Idex, Navdex

January 12, 2017

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (Adnec) has announced a sponsorship agreement between Idex and leading national and specialty defence companies including Emirates Defence Industries Company (ED... View more

Exclusive deals for Rotana guests at Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World

January 3, 2017

Rotana a major hospitality group and Farah Experiences a company that operates major theme parks have announced an exclusive range of benefits for their mutual guests. The announcement follows their r... View more

Takreer awards key gasoline and aromatics project deals

December 28, 2016

The Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer) an Adnoc Group company announced today the awarding of two major contracts for its Gasoline and Aromatics Project (GAP) that will significantly increase it... View more

Iran, Russia sign $2.5bn construction, energy deals

December 14, 2016

Russia and Iran signed a 2.5 billion deal on construction of a thermal power plant in southern Iran and electrification of a railway line a report said. The thermal power station is going to be built ... View more

Qatar signs LNG supply deals with German firms

December 8, 2016

Qatar has signed two agreements to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to energy firms E.ON and RWE Power in Germany a report said. Qatar is seeking to strengthen its position as the world s largest LN... View more

Indian firms to get key Qatar World Cup project deals

December 8, 2016

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has signed a MoU with a leading Indian body of industry to boost the participation of Indian companies in 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 infrastructure... View more

UAE army signs $207m deals at Dubai food expo

December 5, 2016

The UAE Armed Forces has officially signed contracts worth Dh763 million ( 207.7 million) with seven of the region s leading food and beverage (F&B) suppliers on the opening day of Sial 2016. Sial 201... View more

Cavotec wins $11.6m airport equipment deals

December 1, 2016

Switzerland-based Cavotec a global engineering group has won a number of orders worth over 11 million ( 11.67 million) for its innovative aircraft ground support systems for applications in Australia ... View more

Ibdar Bank exits aviation deals

November 30, 2016

Bahrain-based wholesale Islamic Investment bank Ibdar Bank has announced the sale of five Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft for an undisclosed amount reported the Gulf Daily News our sister publication... View more

Al Haddad launches deals on Mercedes Benz E-Class

November 28, 2016

Al Haddad Motors the authorised general distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Bahrain has announced special deals on the 2016 Mercedes Benz E-Class line-up. For a limited time or until stocks last the E-Cl... View more

Rosneft has cash for deals despite net fall

November 21, 2016

Russia s top oil producer Rosneft reported strong cashflow strengthening its position for a continuing acquisition drive despite a worse than expected 77 per cent decline in third-quarter net profit. ... View more

New investment deals for Oman Logistics hub

November 20, 2016

Oman Logistics Company a wholly government-owned entity has signed several deals making further headway in the development of a logistics hub in South Al Batinah Governorate said a report. Contracts h... View more

Mena M&A deals fall 24 pc in Q3

November 16, 2016

Mena M&A activity and value declined in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016 recording 74 deals amounting to 5 billion compared to 98 deals amounting to 6 billion in Q3 2015 says top professional services f... View more

$71m deals signed at Milipol Qatar

November 2, 2016

A total of 11 contracts worth QR260.05 million ( 71.42 million) were confirmed for different Ministry of Interior (MoI) departments at the Milipol Qatar which is currently being held in Doha Qatar. Th... View more

Iran signs deals with European insurers

October 27, 2016

The Export Guarantee Fund of Iran (EGFI) has signed agreements with Germany s Hermes insurance firm and Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV) to provide cover for transactions with Europe a report said. ... View more

PDVSA awards drill deals worth $3.2bn

October 3, 2016

Venezuela s state oil company PDVSA said it has awarded 3.2 billion in contracts to drill wells in the Orinoco Belt although sources close to the matter said some foreign partners had complaints the t... View more

Saudi to discuss deals with China

August 29, 2016

Aramco has been in talks with China s CNPC and Sinopec for investment opportunities in refining marketing and petrochemicals Saudi Arabia the world s top oil exporter plans to discuss energy cooperati... View more

US ethanol in sweet Brazil deals

August 15, 2016

US ethanol plants and traders are rushing to sell biofuel to Brazil as tightening supplies and logistics in the South American market give the world s top producer a rare opportunity to ship south dur... View more

US oil deals back after Brexit shock

July 25, 2016

Acquisition-hungry energy companies are back on the prowl. Dealmakers have recovered from the shock of Britain s Brexit vote last month to leave the European Union and have resumed buying oil and gas ... View more

Aramco listing lures banks with deals

June 23, 2016

Investment banks are jostling to take part in the listing of a chunk of Saudi Arabia s state-owned oil giant Aramco as a portal to the lucrative deals they expect to flow from the kingdom s plan to re... View more

Hot deals for the season

June 1, 2016

From staycations to holidays in cooler climes here is a list of travel ideas to inspire your clients as the hot summer kicks in across the region. MONACO From July 2 to August 20 Monaco will showcase ... View more

‘Tougher’ outlook seen as explorers cancel deals

February 29, 2016

Offshore rig owners around the world are suffering from the double whammy of a glut of new vessels entering the market at the same time as falling crude prices force oil explorers to cut spending The ... View more

Upstream oil, gas M&A deals plunge

January 11, 2016

Despite an ample supply of oil and gas assets on the market due to low oil prices the overall merger and acquisition (M&A) deal count in the upstream energy sector plunged in 2015 as the weakness and ... View more

Banagas’ phase two expansion deals soon

December 14, 2015

Bahrain will soon be awarding the contracts for the phase two expansion of the Bahrain National Gas Company (Banagas) the kingdom s Energy Minister Dr Abdul-Hussain bin Ali Mirza has said. The Banagas... View more

Australia oil, gas deals heat up

November 2, 2015

Australian oil and gas producers Beach Energy and Drillsearch Energy agreed to a billion dollar merger the day after Santos rejected a 5 billion offer signalling the industry s fortunes may be bottomi... View more

Sizzling deals offered across the region

July 1, 2015

It s that time of the year again when business and slow and deals are almost as hot as an afternoon outdoors. We bring you some of the top regional Ramadan offerings to make the best of. TAJ DUBAI UAE... View more

Jakarta to seek oil supply deals

June 8, 2015

Indonesia will meet with Middle East oil producers on the sidelines of an Opec meeting in Vienna this week to negotiate possible long-term crude supply agreements for its refineries a senior governmen... View more

Cool deals for summer travellers

June 1, 2015

As the mercury rises all the prices come tumbling down. Why pay the full amount when you can get the same thing for - in most of these cases less than half? Summer is upon us and it s time to book in ... View more

Eurowings offers cheap deals

April 1, 2015

Short and long-haul routes can now be booked with the new intercontinental Eurowings from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Dubai from October 25 onwards. The cheapest tickets on the long-haul routes are alread... View more

Iraq to review oil deals with global companies

March 9, 2015

Iraq has said that it is reviewing its oil production agreements with international firms because falling crude prices meant that the financial cost of existing service contracts were too high to bear... View more

Indonesia in supply deals

October 21, 2014

Indonesia signed five natural gas agreements for domestic supply that are expected to increase state revenues by up to 10.5 billion as the country continues to divert more of its energy output to meet... View more

Mexico to speed up deals with Big Oil

August 14, 2014

After a months-long delay in passage of a landmark overhaul of Mexico s state-run energy sector the government now plans to accelerate the timetable for inking joint ventures with private oil firms to... View more

Keppel O&M’s units win $294m deals for FPSO conversion

July 23, 2014

SINGAPORE S Keppel Corporation has announced that wholly-owned subsidiaries of its unit Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd Keppel Shipyard Ltd and Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd have secured contracts worth a to... View more

Canada energy deals rebound as shale plays trump oil sands

July 3, 2014

MERGERS and acquisitions in Canada s energy sector have rebounded from a dull 2013 and look poised for a further pickup driven by the country s rapidly developing shale oil and gas properties rather t... View more

Make the best of these hot deals

June 24, 2014

SUMMER is upon us and it s time to book in the right places to get maximum value. Here s a round-up of offers and promotions from the region and around the world: ROTANA This summer all Rotana propert... View more

Side deals thwart drive to wean Europe off Russian gas

May 11, 2014

WHILE officials in Brussels were calling for Europe to reduce its dependency on Russian natural gas and negotiate with Moscow as a bloc Austria was quietly bypassing the European Commission to cut its... View more

Summer deals at Yas Viceroy

April 24, 2014

THERE is a wide variety of activities in the Yas Island and more will be added soon so imagine combining all the above with a five star luxury stay in the middle of the event. Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi is... View more

NCT&H rolls out special deals

February 24, 2014

THE National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels (NCT&H) is rolling out special offers at properties managed by Danat Hotels & Resorts its upscale hotel division which boasts a portfolio of four- and fiv... View more

Qatari hotel seeks more web deals

February 24, 2014

RETAJ Hotels & Hospitality of Qatar has revamped its website in order to attract more business online. Set up as a property development company in Doha in 2004 Retaj launched its ... View more

BP secures Rosneft deals worth $5.3bn

October 10, 2013

BP has clinched deals to buy 5.3 billion of oil from Rosneft becoming the first oil major to secure such long-term deals with the Russian company. While trading houses Glencore Vitol and Trafigura hav... View more

Centara rolls out sunny deals across Thailand

September 24, 2013

CENTARA Hotels & Resorts is offering special rates at selected properties for the winter months. Centara Grand Phratamnak Resort Pattaya located in the exclusive Phratamnak Hill residential district j... View more

New deals at Travelport

September 24, 2013

TRAVELPORT has continued its Middle East expansion with the opening of a new office in Erbil Iraq. The new commercial hub underlines the importance of Iraq as an important investment region for Travel... View more

India, Iran governments agree on rupee oil payments, deals

August 22, 2013

INDIA and Iran have agreed to clear outstanding euro-dominated oil debts with payments in Indian rupees. The two sides have also made further steps in negotiations over the introduction of production-... View more

Pre-opening deals offered by

July 30, 2013

IN anticipation of its grand opening in 2014 the all-new Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort Four Seasons has announced an exclusive advance offer for groups at attractive pre-open... View more

Sofitel Dubai rolls out deals

June 23, 2013

SOFITEL Dubai Jumeirah Beach offers a respite from the heat this season with exclusive summer rates. Guests can take advantage of the an extensive buffet breakfast in the all-day dining restaurant AOC... View more

Family deals promoted at Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

April 28, 2013

JUMEIRAH at Etihad Towers have announced the Elegance and Exhilaration Summer Packages at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The packages... View more

Keppel FELS adds $300m to order book with new deals

March 24, 2013

KEPPEL FELS a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has secured three contracts worth a combined 300 million from repeat customers. The contracts are for the construction of... View more

Bumper deals see Middle East M&A activity gather heat

January 23, 2013

DEALS by sovereign wealth funds in the Arabian Gulf and European multinational corporations helped investment bankers to their most active year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) since the start of th... View more

Iraq, Exxon hold talks over deals

January 23, 2013

ExxonMobil has asked Iraq s prime minister if it can keep running a huge southern oilfield despite disagreements over rival contracts signed with the country s autonomous Kurdistan region the governme... View more

CNOOC, Petronas deals okayed

December 13, 2012

Canada approved China s biggest foreign takeover the 15.1 billion bid by CNOOC for energy company Nexen but drew a line in the sand against future acquisitions by foreign state-owned enterprises. In a... View more

St Regis Doha unveils group, meeting deals

October 22, 2012

THE St Regis Doha is offering business guests exclusive group and meeting specials including added benefits after being chosen as the top luxury hotel brand in the world in the Business Travel News 20... View more

Hyundai, Mitsubishi win Jeddah deals

October 11, 2012

Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has awarded contracts for South Korea s Hyundai and Japan s Mitsubishi to build and supply equipment for a large power plant in Jeddah SEC said. Hyundai Heavy Industrie... View more

Iraq approves major oil and gas deals

September 26, 2012

Iraqi cabinet has approved three oil and gas contracts awarded to foreign firms in a May auction as part of the country s drive to attract investment to develop its energy sector the government spokes... View more

Kurdish crude deals throw Baghdad in a spot of bother

September 13, 2012

WHEN Iraq s Deputy Prime Minister Hussain Al Shahristani met ExxonMobil executives in Baghdad two months ago he could hardly control his emotions. His anger boiling over the Iraqi oil chief threatened... View more

Cruise deals with dnata, Costa

July 24, 2012

DNATA has been appointed as a passenger sales agent (PSA) for Costa Cruises the first cruise operator to have established regular itineraries out of Dubai. Costa has been a forerunner in developing th... View more

Hot deals at Banyan Tree Hotels

June 26, 2012

AS temperatures rise this summer guests can enjoy significant savings with Banyan Tree Group s The Hotter The Better promotion offering discounted values based on the degree in Celsius recorded by the... View more

Petronas: poised for growth through strategic deals

June 3, 2012

Having reported improvement in its financial performance and liquidity for financial year (FY) 2011 Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) is poised for growth through its development projects strategic... View more

Gulf residents turn to Singapore for shopping deals

May 29, 2012

GULF residents are increasingly choosing Singapore as their preferred destination for world-class shopping said a senior official at Singapore s national tourism agency. Statistics from the Singapore ... View more

Spectacular summer deals from Ramada Ajman

May 29, 2012

Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman a premier destination for business and leisure travellers unveils its spectacular promotion designed to make summer holidays fun and exciting for you and the whole family. ... View more

Cool deals for Mövenpick guests

April 23, 2012

THERE are now more ways than ever to enjoy the summer this year thanks to savings of up to 25 per cent on accommodation at selected Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts around the world. The upscale Swiss hospi... View more

Grand Millennium unveils summer deals

April 23, 2012

EXHIBITING for the fourth time at Arabian Travel Market the Grand Millennium Dubai is to launch a number of exciting family packages aimed at sustaining and expanding the market share. AThe hotel is a... View more

Corp Al Barsha rolls out new package deals

April 23, 2012

AIMING to capitalise on what it views as its unique selling points Corp Executive Hotel Apartments Al Barsha Dubai will be promoting two packages this Arabian Travel Market (ATM). Aamir Pervez general... View more

Summer deals at Elite Bahrain

April 23, 2012

AFTER a strong year of business Elite Hospitality group in Bahrain will participate at this year s Arabian Travel Market (ATM) to continue to spread the message of safety & security in Bahrain. Sarosh... View more

Sweet deals at Grand Hyatt Muscat

April 23, 2012

GRAND Hyatt Muscat is gearing up for the summer season with a variety of very attractive offers available from May 15 until October 1. Christoph Franzen general manager said We have crafted several gr... View more

China ship insurer deals blow

April 16, 2012

A major Chinese ship insurer will halt cover for tankers carrying Iranian oil from July amid tightening Western sanctions against Opec s second largest producer two officials from the insurance provid... View more

Etihad SuperSeller offers deals for trade

March 27, 2012

ETIHAD Airways announced the Etihad SuperSeller a travel agent incentive program that allows agents to earn Etihad Guest Miles on every Diamond First and Pearl Business class ticket sold. Agents based... View more

Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai offer deals for business and leisure guests

February 27, 2012

With the two new accommodation packages guests at the Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai can now avail exceptional values in the city. The Business Package offers time-conscious business travellers these inc... View more

Spa deals for mums at the Grand Millennium Dubai

February 27, 2012

Pamper your mother this Mother s Day with a relaxing 60-minute aroma massage or a pureness facial at our Jasmine Spa followed by a glass of bubbly or grape at a sumptuous Italian lunch at our Dante Re... View more

$850m deals signed at Bahrain’s air show

January 29, 2012

BUSINESS deals worth 850 million were signed at the second Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) which took place at the Sakhir Air Base said a senior government official. Millions of dollars have also... View more

Sabic signs four deals with Kaust

November 27, 2011

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has signed four agreements with King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kaust) at the University campus in Thuwal. The agreements cover the devel... View more

Summer deals from Thai

September 1, 2011

THAI Airways is offering a range of summer specials aimed at families golfers couples and scuba divers running throughout September. The Bangkok4Kids promotion offers three nights/four days for two ad... View more

Iraq signs $4bn deals to boost power supply

April 18, 2011

Iraq said it had signed two deals worth almost 4 billion to build emergency power stations across the country to help double electricity supply to 16 hours a day by next summer. Eight years since the ... View more

Vietnam awards $5bn deals

January 9, 2011

Vietnam has picked France s Technip Japanese engineering firm JGC Corp and Spain s oil engineer Tecnicas Reunidas for a 5 billion deal to build Nghi Son oil refinery the country s largest a state-run ... View more

Adnoc’s $2bn worth sulphur processing deals on track

October 25, 2010

TWO Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) subsidiaries are in the process of tendering engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for three new sulphur processing and handling facilitie... View more

Premier show to generate $1bn in deals, $136m revenue

October 25, 2010

THE Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference ( Adipec) 2010 which is scheduled to be held from November 1 to 4 in Abu Dhabi UAE is expected to generate more than Dh4 billion ( 1.08 ... View more

Event planner deals from Hilton

September 30, 2010

Hilton Worldwide has announced exclusive savings to event planners through its latest multi-brand promotion available in Europe the Middle East and Africa. Event planners can now book meetings and eve... View more

Yanbu refinery deals awarded

September 20, 2010

SAUDI Aramco on July 28 signed several contracts with local and international contractors for the detailed engineering procurement and construction (EPC) of the Yanbu Export Refinery Project at Yanbu ... View more

Premier cable manufacturer wins multi-million-dollar deals

August 26, 2010

DUCAB the UAE s premier cable manufacturer has won two prestigious multi-million- dollar contracts with Gasco s massive Habshan 5 gas processing plant project. The first contract worth upwards of 15 m... View more

Aramco awards deals for Yanbu refinery

August 2, 2010

Saudi Aramco has signed contracts with international firms to build a multi-billion dollar refinery at Yanbu on Saudi Arabia s Red Sea coast the state-run company said. The 400 000 barrels per day (bp... View more

Sizzling deals at The Address Montgomerie

July 29, 2010

THE Address Montgomerie Dubai has a range of offers to take the sting out of the summer heat. Enjoy a round of golf at the challenging and spectacular championship course with a two for one during spe... View more

HKTB launches holiday deals

June 23, 2010

HONG Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) in conjunction with Kanoo Travel & Holidays has launched a GCC-wide seasonal promotion Hong Kong Summer Spectacular . The Summer Spectacular programme is part of the Fes... View more

Hilton and Conrad offer special deals

May 25, 2010

WHETHER it s history and heritage sun sightseeing or dinner and dancing the night away Egypt is a destination that offers something for everyone. And to make this beautiful country an even more appeal... View more

Attractive summer deals on offer from Jebel Ali

April 29, 2010

Jebel Ali International Hotels owner/operator of Palm Tree Court & Spa Jebel Ali Hotel Oasis Beach Tower Hatta Fort Hotel and Bateaux Dubai UAE will promote its exciting summer special offers at the u... View more

Firms all set to win Saudi refinery deals

April 19, 2010

South Korean Spanish and Indian contracting firms are on the verge of winning contracts from Saudi Aramco and ConocoPhillips to build a new Saudi oil refinery industry sources said. Top oil exporter S... View more

Takreer signs $9.6bn deals to boost output

March 8, 2010

The Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company known as Takreer signed agreements worth 9.6 billion with four Korean companies to double its oil refining capacity. The agreements were signed for engineering procu... View more

China hopes to clinch deals on LNG imports

January 11, 2010

China hopes to clinch more deals on liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports and speed up construction of LNG receiving terminals gas pipeline and storage facilities this year the country s energy head sai... View more

OMV to slash output target, needs deals

December 7, 2009

LONDON: Austrian oil company OMV said it planned to cut its 2010 production target and could only grow beyond next year if it made acquisitions as field declines low gas demand and reduced investments... View more

Aramco, Conoco to award $6bn Yanbu refinery deals

September 21, 2009

SAUDI Aramco and ConocoPhillips have announced the re-launch of the bidding process for building a joint venture refinery at the Yanbu Industrial City costing 6 billion. The oil giants plan to award c... View more

Aramco, Total reduce refinery costs, award 13 EPC deals

September 21, 2009

SAUDI Aramco and France s Total have awarded 13 engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contract packages for the 400 000 bpd Jubail refinery and reduced the project cost to 9.6 billion from ea... View more

Gasco announces $9bn worth of project deals

July 19, 2009

State-owned Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd (Gasco) said it has awarded contracts worth a total of about 9 billion for major gas projects in the Gulf emirate. Gasco awarded a Dh17.3 billion ( 4.7 billion... View more

Easing contract terms on Manifa and Jubail deals

June 28, 2009

STATE oil giant Saudi Aramco is introducing flexible terms to contracts for its Manifa oil field capacity expansion and the Jubail export refinery to help cash- strapped contractors and attract lower ... View more

Shell eyes Russian JV deals with Gazprom

March 1, 2009

Shell will discuss further cooperation with Gazprom on energy projects in Russia s Far East its chief executive said reflecting industry hopes that lower oil prices will prompt countries with resource... View more

Banagas banks on gas import deals with Iran and Qatar

February 22, 2009

THE Bahrain National Gas Company (Banagas) 75 per cent owned by the government of Bahrain 12.5 per cent by Caltex Bahrain and 12.5 per cent by the Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation achieved record... View more

Abu Dhabi seeks to retender field deals

January 25, 2009

ABU Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (Adco) is asking its international shareholders to consider supporting a retender of bids for the company s 4.5 billion Sahil Asab and Shah (Sas) full-fiel... View more

Corrocoat secures deals for valves

January 25, 2009

NEW contracts worth in excess of 1million ( 1.46 million) have been won by anti-corrosion specialists Corrocoat Corrosioneering for the manufacture and corrosion protection of large bore power generat... View more

Deals worth billions struck at ‘most successful show’

November 20, 2008

DEALS worth billions of dollars were signed at the 13th Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec-2008) which organisers say was the most successful Adipec ever. The four-day... View more

Celebrating Brazil entry with special deals

October 28, 2008

Emirates Holidays announced a range of tailor made packages to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to commemorate the one year anniversary of the first Emirates Airline flight to Brazil. John Felix senior vi... View more

Kuwait to offer $3bn plant deals

August 3, 2008

State refiner Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) plans to invite bids by September for contracts worth a total of 3 billion for its new 615 000 barrel per day (bpd) Al-Zour oil refinery a newspaper s... View more

Deals at Movenpick’s Dubai and Cairo

July 22, 2008

A family package during Ramadan is available for Dh999 at Movenpick Hotel Bur Dubai. Other deals start at Dh550 for a room. The family package is available from the beginning of Ramadan on September 1... View more

$578m six gas deals signed

June 30, 2008

THE upstream oil and gas regulatory agency of Indonesia (BP Migas) has signed six gas sales and purchase agreements for power plants petrochemical and the industries worth 578 million in total. Head o... View more

Rolling out long stay deals

April 28, 2008

THE Al Bustan Centre and Residence in Dubai has announced offers for on monthly and yearly leases for GCC visitors and UAE residents. These special rates are available for a limited period. Divided in... View more

Kuwait sees refinery deals in Asia in 2009

April 27, 2008

STATE-OWNED Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) hopes to finalise by next year deals to build new refineries and petrochemical plants with Chinese Vietnamese and Indian firms its top executive says. Kuwait is... View more

Oil majors remain optimistic on deals

April 27, 2008

OIL companies are optimistic political upheaval in Kuwait will not derail negotiations with the Opec member for new oil and gas service contracts industry executives say. Talks continued despite the d... View more

Aramco splits Jubail deals

March 27, 2008

SAUDI Aramco is seeking to minimise the impact of rising costs at its new refinery in Jubail by splitting the contracts into smaller more manageable packages and asking contractors to submit fixed-pri... View more

Iraq unlikely to sign oil deals until summer

March 23, 2008

Iraq is unlikely to sign technical support contracts with oil majors for work on some of its biggest oilfields until the summer a few months later than Baghdad s target oil company executives said. Th... View more

Global giants win new gas deals from Libya

December 13, 2007

Libya awarded permits to Russia s Gazprom Algeria s Sonatrach Royal Dutch Shell and Poland s PGNiG in its first gas-focused exploration licensing round its state energy company said Shokri Ghanem chai... View more

Shell ready for tough defence of oil deals

November 11, 2007

Royal Dutch Shell is preparing for tough talks with Nigeria in a review of multi-billion dollar offshore oil contracts a top executive said. The government of President Umaru Yar Adua has put its larg... View more

Reserves, know-how ‘key to Algeria deals’

October 28, 2007

Foreign companies wishing to take part in Algeria s next oil and gas exploration licensing round must offer access to reserves and technology to qualify Energy and Mines Minister Chakib Khelil said. T... View more

France can't ignore our energy deals says Iran

October 16, 2007

Iran s oil minister has brushed aside calls by Paris for French firms to avoid Iranian energy deals saying the world s fourth largest oil producer was too attractive for them to ignore a news agency r... View more

Enticing Eid deals on offer at the Dead Sea

October 4, 2007

From October 12 to 15 the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea Jordan s ultimate leisure resort destination is greeting guests with a cheerful Eid Mubarak offering special rates starting from JD145 ( 205 )... View more

Iraq ready to sign oil deals before new law

September 30, 2007

Iraq hopes to sign oilfield deals with multinationals before the end of the year even if a new oil law has not been passed by parliament Oil Minister Hussain Al Shahristani said. Al Shahristani said i... View more

Le Meridien beckons UAE residents with sweet deals

August 29, 2007

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi is offering a special Ramadan rate for UAE residents of Dh400 ( 109) net for single deluxe and Dh450 net for a double deluxe offer includes Suhour. Ramadan celebrations are a spe... View more

Sweet deals in the Indian Ocean

July 30, 2007

New bookings made from September 1 to October 15 at three One&Only properties in the Indian Ocean are offering a special promotion which makes this the perfect opportunity to retreat to a secluded hav... View more

Sweet deals at the Dead Sea

July 30, 2007

The Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea is offering special rates of JOD196 ( 276.8) per night for a superior sea view room until October 31. The offer is part of Kempinski s Hotel of the Month promotion ... View more

Taj rolls out uplifting monsoon deals

July 30, 2007

India s Taj Group of Hotels among the first to market India s monsoons has rolled out a slew of deals to make holidaying in the rains more attractive even to people who normally live in the desert. Th... View more

Sweet deals in the Indian Ocean

July 30, 2007

New bookings made from September 1 to October 15 at three One&Only properties in the Indian Ocean are offering a special promotion which makes this the perfect opportunity to retreat to a secluded hav... View more

Sweet deals at the Dead Sea

July 30, 2007

The Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea is offering special rates of JOD196 ( 276.8) per night for a superior sea view room until October 31. The offer is part of Kempinski s Hotel of the Month promotion ... View more

Premium deals from Emirates

June 28, 2007

In line with Emirates continued efforts to promote Dubai as a popular tourist destination and in view of its sponsorship of the Dubai Summer Surprises Emirates Airline is offering first and business c... View more

Ritzy summer deals at Al Bustan Residence

June 28, 2007

Al Bustan Centre and Residence promises the quintessential Arabian experience with a host of special offerings for its guests this summer. Divided into six residential blocks Al Bustan Residence hotel... View more

Dubai Marine rolls out deals for UAE residents

June 28, 2007

SET amidst green lush gardens and landscape the Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa located minutes away from the city s business hubs is a blissful sanctuary of tranquility and great ambiance where nothi... View more

Fun-tastic deals at Al Bustan Rotana

June 28, 2007

THE upscale Al Bustan Rotana Hotel has rolled out an exciting promotion this season for guests who are looking to vacation in Dubai. This summer the hotel is offering an exceptional summer discount of... View more

Dnata Holidays offers special getaway deals

June 28, 2007

EXPLORE and discover the historic sites of Petra and Jerash take part in Kiel Week one of the greatest sailing event and largest summer festivals in northern Europe or visit Vienna a city of classical... View more

Weekend deals at the Ritz-Carlton Doha

June 28, 2007

GUESTS looking for a quick break with the family don t have to travel far to cool down in the upcoming hot summer months. Instead take advantage of the Family Weekend Package and escape to The Ritz-Ca... View more

Sweet deals from Samed

June 28, 2007

SAMED Resorts in Thailand has launched Romance Half Price and One Price packages within the group s five resorts which range from the three-star to luxury. The packages are available for trips from no... View more

Rotork in new deals for gas projects

June 18, 2007

In the latest of several similar contracts in the Middle East Rotork electric hydraulic and pneumatic actuators have been ordered for two major new gas developments in the UAE. The Habshan Onshore Gas... View more

Movenpick rolls out GCC summer deals

June 4, 2007

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts across the region are offering special deals for the summer across the GCC and Yemen. GCC residents and locals can enjoy summer rates at the newly opened Movenpick Resort & ... View more

Halliburton banking on new deals

May 6, 2007

Oil services company Halliburton said its first-quarter net profit rose 13 per cent helped by pricing gains and new contracts from customers in international markets. Halliburton reported a 2007 first... View more

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi offers summer deals

April 24, 2007

Le Meridien Abu Dhabi has rolled out its annual summer deals for UAE residents and regional visitors to spend three relaxing days away from home. The hotel offers a choice of two summer packages. Coup... View more

Summer deals from Habtoor

April 24, 2007

Habtoor Hotels is set to roll out a summer promotion across its properties at ATM according to CEO Rahim Abu Omar. This will be complemented by the opening of a new sales office in Europe. 2007 is yet... View more

Summer deals in Dubai

April 24, 2007

In recognition of food lovers everywhere the Renaissance Dubai Hotel has launched the Delightful Dinner Package. Priced at Dh620 ( 170) per night for single occupancy and Dh780 per night for double oc... View more

Austrian Airlines offers summer deals

April 24, 2007

Following a successful 2006 Austrian Airlines expects to see a banner year in 2007 with several new initiatives being rolled out according to the carrier s regional manager for the Gulf and Lebanon Ka... View more

Oberoi to roll out summer deals at BITE

April 24, 2007

Serving up a slice of India at BITE 2007 will be Oberoi Hotels & Resorts which is offering the ideal base from which to revel in the radiance and splendour of summer in India in unparalleled luxury wi... View more

Lufthansa launches European holiday deals

April 24, 2007

Lufthansa has launched a new holiday brochure HolidayEurope that offers tailor made holiday packages from the UAE to several popular European destinations. Lufthansa is basically a corporate airline b... View more

China leads race for African deals

March 18, 2007

Western natural resources companies risk being squeezed out of the race for African mineral and energy deposits by more decisive Chinese rivals an African investment adviser said. China is scouring Af... View more

Foreign groups ink Libya deals

March 4, 2007

Libya s National Oil Corp (NOC) said it signed oil exploration and production sharing deals with three consortia headed by Germany s Wintershall Japan s Inpex and Canada s PetroCanada. The permit agre... View more

Korean fund for overseas deals

September 17, 2006

South Korea plans to launch a 200 million investment fund in November to help buy oil and gas fields abroad the energy minister said as Seoul seeks to catch up in the race to secure overseas energy su... View more

Special deals in Doha

August 28, 2006

DURING the holy month of Ramadan the InterContinental Doha is offering special room rates starting from QR740 ( 203) per room per night including breakfast (based on single occupancy). Taxes and servi... View more

Majors set for big Iraq deals

July 8, 2006

Iraq plans to invite international oil companies to help develop its giant oilfields before the end of this year Oil Minister Hussain Al Shahristani said. These are major projects giant oilfields Shah... View more

Hot drive deals in Oman

July 1, 2006

WITH the Sultanate of Oman recently voted the destination for 2006 by luxury lifestyle magazine Condé-Nast Traveller car rental agency Thrifty has announced details of its promotional summer offers. U... View more

BITE sweeps in deals worth $3m

July 1, 2006

MORE than 3 million worth of business was transacted during May s Bahrain International Travel Expo BITE 2006 according to organisers. The second BITE held on May 9 10 and 11 under the patronage of Cr... View more

Package deals hot up outbound Oman business

June 3, 2006

Al Hashar Travels Hot spots: Far East and Switzerland Offers: The travel agency offers packages to Istanbul Bangkok Malaysia Singapore Cairo Amman Beirut Istanbul London Paris Zurich and Nairobi Recom... View more

Al Bustan to roll out summer deals

June 3, 2006

THE Al Bustan Residence-Hotel Apartments is offering a range of packages over the summer according to a hotel official. Says Moussa El Hayek general manager In welcoming the summer season Al Bustan Ce... View more

Breakfast deals at Marriott Jordan

June 3, 2006

MARRIOTT Hotels in Jordan are offering redeemable vouchers over this summer guests booking the Stay for Breakfast rate at any of the group s properties in the country paying with Visa cards receive a ... View more

Value deals at the Crowne Plaza Bahrain

June 3, 2006

THIS summer the Crowne Plaza Bahrain is offering value-for-money promotions for guests checking into the hotel. The hotel which has recently renovated their club rooms to suit both business and leisur... View more

Aramco eyes new deals with Total and Conoco

May 6, 2006

Saudi Aramco said it hopes to sign deals with Total and ConocoPhillips for two new refineries in the kingdom by the end of May. The company board of directors last week approved the recommendation to ... View more

Qatar in talks for Total, Shell deals

April 9, 2006

Qatar has still not finalised agreements with Total and Royal Dutch/Shell for equity stakes in two liquefied natural gas (LNG) trains in the state Qatargas said. CEO Faisal Al Suwaidi said negotiation... View more

World of Events inks two deals

September 26, 2005

Extending its scope and span in the regional events management market Dnata s World of Events has signed a partnership agreement with UAE based In-Time Events ( ITE) to jointly develop and launch topn... View more

Asian companies win Nigeria deals

September 4, 2005

Oil companies from Asia outbid Western rivals for oil exploration contracts in the highly prospective Gulf of Guinea in Nigeria s first bidding round. Africa s top oil producer had toughened contract ... View more

Egypt signs 2 new oil deals

September 4, 2005

The Egyptian government has signed two oil exploration concessions one in the Western desert and one offshore in the Gulf of Suez the Oil Ministry said. A statement from the ministry said an agreement... View more

Jakarta awards exploration deals

August 13, 2005

ConocoPhillips and eight mostly local firms have been awarded oil and gas exploration rights in Indonesia as the Opec-member embarks on an investment drive to reverse declining output an official said... View more

$688m Saudi deals for Linde

August 8, 2005

German forklift and industrial gases group Linde said the value of contracts it has secured to supply two polyethylene and one air separation plant in Saudi Arabia is about 570 million euros ( 688 mil... View more

Air Arabia’s cool deals

July 5, 2005

It s summertime time to escape from the routine of work and take a well-earned break away or pay your family and friends a visit. With thousands doing just that it s a hectic time for Air Arabia! Comm... View more

CPI awarded deals by PDO for pipes

June 12, 2005

Composite Pipes Industry LLC (CPI) Oman a member company of the Amiantit Group has been awarded two contracts by Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) for a total of 101 kilometres of glass reinforced epox... View more

Shell warning over China, India deals

April 30, 2005

Royal Dutch/Shell advised oil producing countries to be wary of signing deals with Chinese and Indian national oil companies (NOCs) saying to do so could expose them to interference from these governm... View more

Saudi Arabia open to long-term deals

January 9, 2005

Top world oil exporter Saudi Arabia is willing to pursue longer-term oil supply contracts with Asian consumers as long as the terms are right Saudi Oil Minister Ali Al Naimi has said. Asian consumers ... View more

Pertamina cancels term oil deals over import bill

October 12, 2004

Indonesian oil company Pertamina has cancelled several term agreements to buy crude as it grapples with a rising import bill due to expensive crude traders said. Pertamina will neither renew a term de... View more

Crowne Plaza Muscat works out gym deals

October 4, 2004

THE Cliff Club at the Crowne Plaza Muscat has developed some exclusive membership packages keeping the requirements of their members and prospective members in mind. Wilson Rayan Cliff Club recreation... View more

Emirates inks $4bn deals at Farnborough

August 7, 2004

Emirates airline has signed a host of agreements worth more than 4 billion at the Farnborough International Air Show 2004 in the UK. These include deals worth 1.13 billion for products ranging systems... View more

House of Travel offers special deals for agents

July 8, 2004

THIS summer Bahrain-based House of Travel Holidays offers special deals for travel agents and airline colleagues. At a cost of 135 one family of two adults and two children under 12 years can stay in ... View more

Attractive deals at Marriott Dubai

July 8, 2004

IN a bid to provide the perfect vacation solution to its guests the JW Marriott Dubai is offering special rates starting from Dh395 (plus tax and service charges) per night as part of its seasonal sum... View more

Emirates launches special deals

July 8, 2004

EMIRATES has launched Summer Discoveries a number of special holiday deals that gives holidaymakers the chance to explore two destinations for the price of one. From just Dhs2 200 customers can make a... View more

Iran to clinch LNG deals worth $4bn

March 6, 2004

Iran is hoping to clinch two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) deals worth 4 billion with foreign investors by the end of next month a senior Iranian energy official said. The contracts Persian LNG whic... View more

$950m worth of trade deals signed

February 28, 2004

Thailand s largest oil and gas firm PTT PCL have signed crude and oil deals worth 950 million with buyers and sellers mostly from the Middle East officials said. PTT President Prasert Bumsumpun told r... View more

Hot deals with Cyprus Airways

February 8, 2004

Cyprus Airways the national carrier of Cyprus has announced hot new specials. The airline has a return economy fare of Dh1600 to all the European destinations it serves. Business class fares are price... View more

Spain offers winter deals

November 2, 2003

Autumn is the ideal season for European travel: crowds have thinned the pace has slowed a crisp breeze cools the coasts - and superb values can be found. The Gran Hotel La Florida has put together a s... View more

Deals galore at Doha resort

October 8, 2003

This year the Sheraton Doha Hotel & Resort is offering something special to all guests and visitors to Qatar during the holy month of Ramadan - a special Ramadan package for local and GCC residents st... View more

Kogas seeking term deals to meet growing demand

August 9, 2003

State-run Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) the world s single largest buyer of LNG plans to seek about one million tonnes of LNG under a term contract beginning next year a company source said. Such a deal woul... View more

Asian deals signal final global LNG link

August 9, 2003

Deals to supply Asian LNG into the US signal the opening of a large new market for Asian producers but traditional demand from North Asia will remain their mainstay analysts say. The latest deals woul... View more

Churchill offers Mideast guests summer deals

August 9, 2003

To help its Middle East guests feel right at home the 5-star InterContinental The Churchill London has tailored a host of new added value initiatives just for them. The hotel has created menus to temp... View more

Indonesia adds LNG win to recent string of deals

August 2, 2003

Indonesia has won a tender to supply 1.1 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year to South Korean steel giant POSCO Co and oil refiner SK Corp over 20 years an official said recently. In... View more

Asian refiners are eager to clinch Iraq crude deals

June 24, 2003

Favourable prices and quality mean Asian refiners are eager to get a sizeable share of Iraq s crude when exports resume with some looking to secure supply through term deals traders say. Asia imports ... View more

Pertamina eyes flexible LNG deals

February 23, 2003

Pertamina said it was ready to offer more flexible terms on LNG sales as the Indonesian state oil company sought to extend and clinch new contracts with top buyers Japan and South Korea. A team of Per... View more

Beau Rivage offers deals

February 3, 2003

Switzerland s Beau Rivage Palace is luring Middle East travellers with the offer of romantic Valentine s Day getaway breaks. With an idyllic setting on the shores of Lake Geneva in Lausanne the Beau-R... View more

Kogas seeks deals as demand grows

October 14, 2002

State-run Korea Gas Corp (Kogas) South Korea s sole LNG importer plans to enter into new LNG contracts to meet growing demand a Kogas official said. South Korea which imports all of its crude and natu... View more

Korea LNG reform delay to spell new deals round

September 9, 2002

South Korea is considering fresh term contracts for LNG as supply runs down and planned sector reform is likely to be delayed an Energy Ministry official said. South Korea which imports all of its cru... View more

Hotel offers golf deals

September 7, 2002

Bahrain s Regency Inter-Continental is offering guests the ultimate combination of business and pleasure with its new range of golf packages designed to suit both business golfers and golfers who mean... View more

Getaway deals for families

July 1, 2002

Summer holidaymakers can take advantage of fabulous getaway packages at Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts in the Middle East and families are top of the list for extra benefits. Special weekend room rat... View more

Summer deals at Crowne Plaza

May 2, 2002

Abu Dhabi is growing rapidly with more new hotels on the way and existing hotels undergoing extensions and refurbishment programmes says the sales director of one of the leading hotels in the UAE capi... View more

Swiss hotel group launches deluxe deals to attract Middle East travellers

February 12, 2002

A group of 35 leading Swiss five-star hotels have launched special packages to attract visitors from the Middle East. The packages were launched at special presentations in Bahrain and UAE by a Swiss ... View more

Kvaerner now in running for new pipe deals

January 21, 2002

Global engineering management and construction service provider Kvaerner is currently bidding for a number of projects in the Middle East region with a focus on offshore pipelines according to the com... View more

Sigma gears up for major new coatings deals

January 21, 2002

The coming years are expected to witness a substantial number of projects in the Middle East for oil and petrochemical majors activity which is expected to ripple through the construction industry inf... View more

Special deals for fair

September 8, 2001

Hilton International s two properties in Cairo are offering special rates for the Mediterranean Travel Fair (MTF) this month in a special promotion titled Layali Cairo. The Nile Hilton and the Ramses ... View more

Package deals set with hotels to attract golfers

June 2, 2001

The Doha Golf Club offers golf packages with all leading hotels in Doha providing visiting players with efficient professional and experienced management and service with top grade hospitality. The go... View more

The best deals on wheels

April 28, 2001

For the best deals on wheels whether in the UAE or elsewhere in the world look no further than Fast Rent A Car says marketing manager Katja Oldenburg. The company is fully locally owned and is one of ... View more

GeoServices gears for major deals

March 19, 2001

Bahrain-based provider of non-destructive ground investigation GeoServices is gearing up for major contracts throughout the Gulf according to a company official. Things are really starting to take off... View more

Oman eyeing $1bn deals to kickstart major drive

January 1, 0001

Oman is aiming to strike 1 billion worth of production sharing deals with foreign oil firms next year in a bid to kickstart a major oil exploration drive to boost output industry sources said. The Gul... View more

Pertamina mulls new LNG deals to face competition

January 1, 0001

State-owned oil and gas company Pertamina says it is considering offering liquefied natural gas (LNG) on sales contracts of less than 10 years to buyers from Japan South Korea and Taiwan. The three co... View more