BAHRAIN NEWS AND BUSINESS UPDATES

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$22bn of Bahraini projects in pipeline, gov’t announces

It has been announced by the Bahrain Government that there is an estimated $22 billion worth of new projects commencing or already underway in the country.  For more information click here.  

Increased confidence levels and heightened investor interest expected

The decision by Bahrain’s Government to oversee the completion of stalled residential projects is set to be a major confidence booster. To read more click here.

Bahrain plans to upgrade wastewater treatment capacity

Bahrain has formally put out to tender the project to expand a Sewage Treatment Plant from a capacity of existing 200,00 cubic metres a day (cm/d) to 400,000 cm/d. To see the details of the tender click here.

Bahrain to award LNG terminal contract this year

Energy minister says the winning bid will be announced before the end of 2015. To read more click here.

Bahrain to launch oil licensing round

Energy minister tells MEED he is preparing to offer offshore concessions within the next 18 months. To read more click here.  

Major Saudi-Bahrain pipeline contracts set

Contracts for the new 30-inch diameter, 115km-long oil pipeline running between Saudi and Bahrain expect to be awarded in the second quarter of this year. To read more click here.