90 articles in Jordan

First desalination plant in Jordan sparks off hopes for new water options Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

The commissioning of the first seawater desal facility in Jordan has created a wave of new interest in the concept. The success of further installations could rest on a relaxing in attitudes from the government.

Middle East water in brief Vol 18, Issue 1 (January 2017)

Shimon Ben Hamo is set to resign from his post as head of national Israeli water body Mekorot, after serving in the position for five and a half years.

Qualified bidders emerge for Red Sea-Dead Sea desal mega-project Vol 17, Issue 12 (December 2016)

Five teams have been given the go-ahead to bid on one of water’s largest – and most complex – projects.

Middle East water in brief Vol 17, Issue 10 (October 2016)

Following on from its decision to pursue more privately financed desalination projects as part of an overall strategic repositioning (see GWI September 2016 p34), Oman’s Public Authority for Electricity and Water has opened tendering for five small SWRO plants.

Middle East water in brief Vol 17, Issue 9 (September 2016)

The project team behind the massive Red Sea-Dead Sea water desalination and transfer scheme in Jordan has said it plans to announce a list of prequalified bidders in the first week of October.

Middle East water in brief Vol 17, Issue 7 (July 2016)

The developer of the $250 million Qurayyat desalination plant in Oman reached financial close on the project in June, 15 months after securing the BOO contract for the 200,000m³/d initiative.

Middle East water in brief Vol 17, Issue 5 (May 2016)

Dubai Municipality has taken on Parsons Corporation to advise on the procurement and implementation of an AED12 billion ($3.3 billion) deep tunnel sewer programme.

Jordan taps Islamic finance to keep water sector moving Vol 17, Issue 4 (April 2016)

The country is looking for new ways to raise cash and cover operating costs at its water utilities. Will tapping Islamic investors make PPPs a more credible prospect?

Jordan dips its toes into the sea Vol 17, Issue 3 (March 2016)

Firms are circling round the world’s most prominent desalination scheme. The country’s first ever seawater desalination plant will provide some technical insights.

Middle East Water in brief Vol 17, Issue 2 (February 2016)

  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is considering an equity injection of up to $50 million into the MENA Infrastructure Fund II, in a bid to promote more widespread private ownership of infrastructure projects in the region. The Dubaibased fund’s backer previously took a 20% equity stake in the Sohar power and water plant in Oman in 2013.