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Boeing signs deals for 93 MAX 8 jets worth $11bn

July 19, 2018

Boeing and four customers have signed commitments for a total of 93 737 MAX airplanes including a carrier that has committed to 40 of the high-capacity version of the MAX 8 airplane. The commitments v... View more

Saudi M&A deals ‘set to grow over next 2 years’

July 9, 2018

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Saudi Arabia will increase in the coming two years said KPMG Al Fozan & Partners an audit tax and advisory services provider in the kingdom. KPMG said that the... View more

Hertz unveils exclusive lease deals on Toyota models

June 19, 2018

Hertz UAE a part of the Al-Futtaim Automotive Group has launched a one-month-long lease promotion exclusively for five new Toyota models. The promotion offers individual and corporate customers a cost... View more

DHA signs four deals for healthcare innovations

May 17, 2018

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has signed an agreement with four cutting-edge international companies to adopt their inventive healthcare innovations during the fourth cycle of the Dubai Future Accelera... View more

Technology can speed up M&A deals: ICAEW

May 13, 2018

Technology has improved the speed of transactions in the region s merger and acquisition (M&A) segment and is expected to play a bigger role in the future especially as data becomes more abundant. Thi... View more

Mubadala eyes global deals with $250bn portfolio

May 10, 2018

Abu Dhabi s Mubadala Investment Company is looking at bigger deals and is set to scout for investments more widely and boost its presence over more industries mainly after its recent tie-up with anoth... View more

InterContinental signs 10 new hotel deals in China

May 9, 2018

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the signing of 10 new deals under seven of its brands in Western China. The 10 hotels will span several different tiered cities and well-known destina... View more

US nuclear deal exit hits $40bn Boeing, Airbus deals

May 9, 2018

The US withdrawal from a nuclear accord with Iran slams shut what had been a brief opening for historic aircraft sales by Boeing Company and Airbus SE to the Islamic Republic reported Bloomberg. Presi... View more

Dammam Airports signs two key deals at Dubai show

May 8, 2018

Dammam Airports Company (Daco) has signed two strategic agreements at the ongoing 18th Airport Show taking place in Dubai UAE. The event which opened yesterday (May 7) will run until May 9 at the Duba... View more

Aramco inks $6.9bn purchase deals with Saudi manufacturers

May 5, 2018

State oil giant Saudi Aramco has inked 16 purchase agreements worth more than SR26 billion ( 6.92 billion) with some of the country s top pressure vessel manufacturers under the In-Kingdom Total Value... View more

Emirates Transport signs deals worth $160m in Q1

April 16, 2018

The Emirates Centre for Transport and Leasing a subsidiary of Emirates Transport (ET) has signed a number of new and renewal contracts expected to be worth Dh590 million ( 160 million) for the first q... View more

Marriott cements MEA foothold with 30 new hotel deals

April 10, 2018

Marriott International today announced ambitious growth plans for its Middle East and Africa region following signings for more than 30 properties and over 5 000 rooms in the last 12 months. The signi... View more

Mena sees major M&A deals in Q1, say experts

April 9, 2018

The Mena region has already witnessed merger & acquisition (M&A) deals of significant value in the insurance medical and education sectors said Mergermarket a leading provider of M&A data and intellig... View more

Aramco unit signs $10bn tech deals with US firms

April 9, 2018

Motiva Enterprises LLC a wholly-owned downstream oil and gas subsidiary of Saudi Aramco has signed technology agreements worth between 8 billion to 10 billion with US companies Honeywell UOP LLC and T... View more

Aramco announces $10bn deals with US firms

March 28, 2018

Saudi Aramco Saudi Arabia s oil giant announced commercial cooperation deals worth over 10 billion with 14 American companies at the Saudi-US CEOs Forum in New York yesterday. Saudi Aramco participate... View more

Business deals worth $119m signed at Dubai Derma

March 22, 2018

A number of business deals worth Dh440 million ( 119.79 million) were closed at the 18th edition of Dubai World Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition (Dubai Derma) which was held in Dubai UA... View more

Adnoc signs offshore concession deals with CNPC

March 21, 2018

The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) the world s third-largest oil company has been awarded stakes in two of Abu Dhabi s offshore concession areas following the signing of agreements with t... View more

Adnoc signs major offshore deals with Total

March 18, 2018

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) today signed agreements with Total awarding the French oil major stakes in two of Abu Dhabi s new offshore concessions. Under the terms of the agreements Total h... View more

$239m defence deals inked at Umex, SimTex 2018

February 27, 2018

The Unmanned System Exhibition (Umex 2018) and Simulation and Training Conference and Exhibition (SimTEX 2018) ended on a solid note netting defence deals worth Dh878.371 million on the closing day. T... View more

Best Western unveils Thailand hotel deals

February 15, 2018

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a series of tempting special offers in Thailand which will be available exclusively at Thai Tiew Thai 2018 a popular tourism fair taking place in Bangkok fro... View more

Doha Cables, QICC win $521m Kahramaa deals

February 8, 2018

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has signed two call-off agreements for supply of LV 11 KV and pilot power cables with Doha Cables and Qatar International Cables Company (QICC)... View more

S&T Dubai wins fit-out deals for Palm Jumeirah project

February 6, 2018

UAE-based S&T Interiors and Contracting has won two contracts for the prestigious The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences project located on The Palm Dubai. This project speaks volumes about the compan... View more

Dubai Business Events inks six deals

February 1, 2018

Dubai Business Events (DBE) a division of Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DCTCM) signed a total of six Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) throughout 2017 outlining collaboration... View more

Mena to award $16bn rail project deals in 2018

January 29, 2018

The governments in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region are likely to award railway project contracts worth 16 billion this year said a new study released ahead of a major industry event in ... View more

Eversendai unit wins two Dubai project deals

January 21, 2018

Malaysian engineering and construction firm Eversendai Corporation said its wholly-owned subsidiary Eversendai Engineering Dubai (EVS Dubai) has been awarded contracts worth RM272 million ( 69 million... View more

Sadara signs deals to sell and lease back Packaging Center

January 17, 2018

Sadara Chemical Company today concluded an agreement with Al Fozan a leading Saudi conglomerate for the sale and lease back of the Sadara Solids and Liquids Handling Center also known as the Packaging... View more

Major deals announced on second day of WFES

January 17, 2018

The second day of the ongoing World Future Energy Summit International Water Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition in Abu Dhabi UAE saw a number of new business agreements signed by participating companies. ... View more

Saudi Arabia to award nuclear reactor deals by 2018-end

January 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia the world s biggest oil exporter will be awarding contracts for the construction of its first nuclear-power plants by year-end said a report. The kingdom has already received requests fro... View more

Valentine’s Day deals at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai

January 15, 2018

February is a month for romance and there are several ways to celebrate love at Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai. From lavish meals to private couples treatments at the newly opened holistic hub Soul Wellne... View more

Shell Oman awards solar deals to Omani SME

January 7, 2018

Shell Development Oman (SDO) recently awarded a further two contracts to Hussam Technology Company LLC (HTC) an Omani small and medium enterprise (SME) for the design and construction of solar photovo... View more

Contractors 'must add VAT on Saudi govt deals'

December 27, 2017

All companies which are working on contracts with government departments in Saudi Arabia need to modify their bills to include the 5 per cent VAT (value-added tax) said a report citing a senior offici... View more

Visa offers cardholders irresistible deals for DSF

December 26, 2017

Visa a world leader in digital payments has renewed its sponsorship of the 2018 Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) for the 23rd consecutive year with exciting deals for domestic and international shoppers ... View more

Morocco resort prepares special deals for GCC guests

December 25, 2017

Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort a leading tourism hotspot in Morocco has put together customised deals for tourists from GCC countries. In the past few months Mazagan Beach and Golf Resort has witnessed... View more

Oman Drydock looks to secure Duqm Refinery fabrication deals

December 20, 2017

Oman Drydock Company (ODC) is exploring opportunities to offer its fabrication capabilities to international contractors preparing to launch work on the 7 billion Duqm Refinery project coming up on th... View more

Iran, Russia sign two deals to expand gas sector

December 14, 2017

Iran s Oil Ministry has signed two agreements with Russia s Gazprom aimed at expanding cooperation in the gas industry and LNG production a media report said. The agreements were by Iranian Oil Minist... View more

Saudi Arabia, Iraq sign 18 key energy deals

December 10, 2017

Saudi Arabian companies have signed 18 agreements with the Iraqi government to jointly develop several key projects in the energy sector a media report said. Saudi companies are keen to develop relati... View more

DFSA inks fintech deals with Hong Kong authorities

December 8, 2017

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) has signed two co-operation agreements with Hong Kong to enhance collaboration in financial technology (FinTech) innovation. The bilateral agreements were... View more

Saudi, Iraq ink 18 major energy project deals

December 6, 2017

Saudi Arabian companies have signed 18 agreements with Iraqi government to jointly develop several key projects in the energy sector across the country said a report. Saudi Minister of Energy Industry... View more

Dubai Investments Park sub-leasing deals up 36pc

December 5, 2017

Dubai Investments a leading diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market has announced a 36 per cent increase in sub-leasing contracts at its wholly-owned subsidiary Dubai Inve... View more

Iran, Hungary sign agri, investment deals

December 5, 2017

Iran and Hungary have signed an agreement on support for investment between the two countries and a joint venture contract in the field of agriculture a media report said. Economy Ministers of Iran an... View more

Dubai awards $2.9bn Expo 2020 construction deals

November 26, 2017

Preparations for the mega Expo 2020 Dubai event are firmly on track with Dh10.8 billion ( 2.9 billion) worth of construction contracts already awarded this year besides the Dh411 million worth of non-... View more

Agriscape concludes deals worth over $1bn

November 19, 2017

Agriscape 2017 the first international exhibition on agricultural investments abroad concluded its highly successful inaugural edition at Rosewood Abu Dhabi facilitating business deals worth over Dh4 ... View more

UAE Armed Forces sign $909m deals at Dubai Airshow

November 15, 2017

The UAE Armed Forces has signed eight deals worth a total of Dh3.34 billion ( 909.3 million) with three local and five international companies on the third-day (November 14) of the ongoing Dubai Airsh... View more

UAE agrees 11 new aviation deals at Dubai Airshow

November 13, 2017

The UAE s order book during the inaugural day of the Dubai Airshow 2017 included 11 new deals for international and local companies such as Abu Dhabi Aviation Lockheed Martin Thales Augusta Westland a... View more

FAB share deals hit $3.6bn in 10 months

November 12, 2017

A total of Dh13.2 billion worth of purchase and sales transactions in shares of First Abu Dhabi Bank have been conducted since the merger of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) and First Gulf Bank i... View more

Saudi Aramco signs $4.5bn oil, gas project deals

November 9, 2017

Saudi Aramco has signed 4.5 billion worth of agreements with several oil and gas service contractors for mega energy projects designed to enhance the company s energy sustainability diversify the econ... View more

Bahrain Tourism promotes kingdom, inks deals at WTM

November 8, 2017

The Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority s participation in the WTM has proved to be fruitful as representatives met with international travel and tourism companies and discussed collaboration and... View more

Egypt to ink nuclear plant deals by 2017-end

November 1, 2017

Egypt is likely to finalise contracts for its first nuclear power plant which will have a 4 800 megawatt (MW) capacity by the year end said a report. Egypt had signed an agreement with Russia two year... View more

Egypt to finalise nuke power deals by year-end

November 1, 2017

Egypt expects to finalise contracts before the end of 2017 for its first nuclear power plant with 4 800 megawatt (MW) capacity Egyptian Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker was quoted as saying in a me... View more

Staycation deals to savour at Dukes Dubai

October 30, 2017

Dukes Dubai the quintessentially British five-star hotel and residences on Palm Jumeirah has revealed a stunning selection of staycation deals in the run-up to and including the festive season. La Per... View more

Dubai real estate deals top $55bn in nine months

October 29, 2017

The total value of real estate transactions in Dubai UAE for the first nine months of 2017 reached Dh204 billion ( 55.5 billion) achieved through 52 170 transactions according to a report released by ... View more

Mena power and utilities M&A deals reach $845m

October 22, 2017

An influx of European investors saw the region s deal activity increase to six times that of the first quarter of 2017 in the second quarter reaching 845 million. As in previous quarters greenfield in... View more

BBM Messenger partners with HotelsCombined for best deals

October 19, 2017

Creative Media Works operating as BBM has partnered with leading hotel price comparison site HotelsCombined to offer BBM users seamless search of all the best hotel booking sites to find the best hote... View more

M&A deals in oil and gas set to increase: study

October 11, 2017

Converging oil price expectations of investors and companies in the oil and gas sector creates a strong platform for M&A deals to flourish according to a report from global management consulting firm ... View more

Aramco signs five key deals with Russian firms

October 6, 2017

Saudi Aramco has launched a wide range of strategic business collaborations with Russian companies with the signing of five memoranda of understanding (MoUs) covering many areas of energy and manufact... View more

Arab Trade Financing agrees deals worth $387 million

September 28, 2017

The directors of the Arab Trade Financing Programme (ATFP) have reviewed the funding activity during the second quarter of 2017 and approved 118 requests for the funding of trade deals valued at 387 m... View more

UAE inks nuclear energy deals with UK, Canada

September 26, 2017

The UAE s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) has signed two international co-operation agreements with leading nuclear regulators aimed at exchange of knowledge and information related to... View more

Oman inks two deals to develop Dhofar wind farm

September 13, 2017

Oman s Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAEC) part of Nama Group has signed two agreements for the development of the Dhofar Wind Power Project the first utility scale wind-based renewable project in ... View more

Emirates welcomes 100th A380 with celebratory deals

September 12, 2017

Emirates will celebrate a milestone in aviation history when it welcomes the delivery of its 100th A380 aircraft later this year. For a limited time only Bahraini travellers can join in the celebratio... View more

PDO signs $253m deals to boost Omani supply chain

September 11, 2017

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) a leading exploration and production company in the sultanate has agreed two deals worth 253.1 million to localise the provision of vital equipment for the oil and gas... View more

Oman, Masdar to ink key wind power project deals

September 11, 2017

Oman s Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAEC) is set to sign a number of agreements for a major wind power project being jointly built with the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) in the Dhofar r... View more

Hilton signs nine hotel deals across Central America

August 31, 2017

Hilton has announced the expansion of its Latin American footprint with new deals signed in Central America. Now Hilton boasts a pipeline of nine hotels across five countries in Central America repres... View more

192 M&A deals recorded in Mena in H1

August 27, 2017

Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region witnessed 192 merger and acquisition (M&A) deals representing a decline of 23 per cent compared with 250 deals in the first half of 2016 said a report. Annou... View more

Kuwait, China sign housing, infrastructure deals

August 23, 2017

Kuwait and China have signed a number of agreements in the fields of housing and infrastructure as well as for the establishment of a Chinese cultural centre in Kuwait. This follows talks between Kuwa... View more

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels offers exclusive Eid deals

August 22, 2017

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels (SWBH) has announced an exclusive Staycation offer for Qatar nationals and residents during the upcoming Eid al Adha holidays. The boutique hotels is offering exclusive rate... View more

UAE housing scheme signs $272m deals for Ajman complex

August 22, 2017

The UAE s Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme has signed two contracts worth Dh1 billion ( 272 million) for construction and maintenance of the Al Montazi Residential Complex in Ajman UAE. The contracts wi... View more

Dubai Customs deals with 12m passengers in H1

August 10, 2017

Dubai Customs Passenger Operations Department at Dubai International Airport dealt with around 12 million passengers and checked about 18 million luggage items coming through 39 000 flights during the... View more

National Business Centre signs incubation deals with 2 Omani firms

August 9, 2017

Oman-based National Business Centre (NBC) which is part of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) recently signed incubation agreements with Rove Adventures and Swift Beam said a repor... View more

Cosasco wins $3m deals for corrosion systems from L&T

August 8, 2017

Cosasco a leader in corrosion and erosion monitoring and chemical injection and optimisation has been awarded contracts totalling 3 million by L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE) to deliver corrosion m... View more

Iran, Iraq sign three deals boost media cooperation

August 5, 2017

Iran s media delegation in a recent meeting with political and media officials in Iraq signed three memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on expansion of media cooperation a report said. The Iranian del... View more

NBC signs incubation deals with two Omani firms

July 25, 2017

Oman-based National Business Centre (NBC) which is part of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) has signed incubation deals with two Omani companies said a report. NBC aims to be the... View more

Dubai to award $3bn Expo 2020 deals this year

July 24, 2017

Nearly 47 contracts worth over Dh11 billion ( 2.99 billion) are set to be awarded in 2017 for projects at the Expo 2020 site a senior Dubai official has said. The Public-Private Partnership Law passed... View more

Sheraton Sharjah offers cool summer deals

July 23, 2017

Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa is offering a spectacular range of summer promotions at the tranquil beachfront resort including special room dining events and fitness packages all through the sum... View more

Oman to sign mining strategy deals with consultancies

July 17, 2017

Oman s Public Authority for Mining (PAM) will sign a contract with SRK Consulting and its supportive companies Mayer Brown and Wood Mackenzie to implement a new mining strategy said a report. The gene... View more

Bahrain awards key school maintenance deals

July 15, 2017

Bahrain authorities have awarded maintenance contracts for two boys schools - Al Wadi Elementary School for Boys and Sheikh Abdulla bin Isa Industrial Secondary School in the kingdom - and the scope o... View more

Key deals for Salalah LPG extraction project signed

July 12, 2017

Oman Gas Company a unit of Oman Oil Company has signed key agreements related to Salalah LPG project said a report. An agreement was signed with the Ministry of Oil and Gas on the right to build own a... View more

Boeing inks deals worth $74.8bn at Paris Air Show

June 27, 2017

Boeing strengthened its market position incremental orders and commitments during the Paris Air Show week with a total of 571 Boeing airplanes valued at 74.8 billion at list prices. The company launch... View more

Deals for $35bn signed at St Petersburg forum

June 6, 2017

A total of 386 agreements for around 2 trillion rubles ( 35.32 billion) were signed at the recently concluded St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 (SPIEF-2017) a report said. A total of 105... View more

GE, Saudi Arabia deals to focus on mining, energy, healthcare

June 1, 2017

New projects between General Electric (GE) and Saudi Arabia will focus on the kingdom s power healthcare energy and mining sectors as well as skills training and digital analytics running on Predix sa... View more

Iran sees $50bn oil deals kick off in 2018

May 28, 2017

Iran expects around 50 billion worth of oil contracts to launch their operational phases next year the director of investment at the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) was quote... View more

PDO signs $35m deals with Omani firms

May 25, 2017

Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed three contracts worth 35 million with Omani firms for the supply and servicing of compressors. PDO has agreed two contracts with Bin Salim Enterprises for t... View more

WTM on target for record-breaking year of business deals

May 23, 2017

The WTM Portfolio is set to smash last year s achievement of 7 billion worldwide industry deals after posting impressive visitor increases at its recent 2017 events WTM Latin America WTM Africa and Ar... View more

Saudi joint venture signs deals for 1,000 buses

May 23, 2017

Public Transport Company (PTC) the joint venture between RATP Dev and Saptco has signed major agreements with Mercedes-Benz and MAN to acquire around 1 000 buses for the future Riyadh bus network. The... View more

Boeing signs defence, commercial deals with Saudi

May 22, 2017

Boeing has signed several defence and commercial agreements with Saudi Arabia bolstering their partnership and creating thousands of jobs in both the US and Saudi Arabia during a visit by US President... View more

GE signs $15bn business deals with Saudi Arabia

May 20, 2017

US technology and engineering conglomerate GE said on Saturday it had signed business deals worth 15 billion with Saudi Arabia in a major boost to its industrial project development and cross-sector c... View more

Saudi Aramco to ink $50bn deals with US companies

May 20, 2017

State oil giant Saudi Aramco is set to sign deals worth 50 billion with US companies on Saturday the first day of President Donald Trump s visit to the kingdom reported Bloomberg citing its top offici... View more

Etihad Esco awards deals for solar power systems

May 19, 2017

The Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad Esco) a company launched by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded the tender for development engineering procurement construction oper... View more

Nakheel inks hotel management deals with Hilton

May 1, 2017

Master developer Nakheel has inked a double deal with global hospitality giant Hilton to bring 704 new hotel rooms and serviced apartments to Dubai UAE. The two companies signed a management agreement... View more

$544m Expo 2020 Dubai deals to be awarded to SMEs

April 30, 2017

Expo 2020 Dubai is committed to supporting the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across the region as part of its plans for a long lasting economic legacy with construction contracts worth more than... View more

Siemens, SAP sign Saudi co-operation deals

April 30, 2017

Saudi Arabia has signed a co-operation deal with German companies Siemens and SAP to play an important role in furthering the kingdom s digital transformation said a report citing senior company offic... View more

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

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

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