Middle East Economic Survey


No 45



Bids Deadline For $800Mn KOC Modernization Program Put Back

The closing date for final bids from six firms shortlistedfor a two-part modernization program costing an estimated $800mn has been extended by three weeks from the original date of 30 October, the daily al-Rai al-Am reported on 1 November (MEES, 12 January). It quoted an official as saying that five of the six firms had requested more time to prepare their offers. The six...