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Podcast: McDermott, Hyundai E&C among H1 2019's busy EPC firms

Construction Week Viewpoint podcast episode explores the GCC's top oil and gas contracts of the first-half of this year

EPC contractors have won major GCC deals in H1 2019.
EPC contractors have won major GCC deals in H1 2019.

Activity in the Middle East's oil and gas sector has picked up in the last few weeks, and this episode of Construction Week Viewpoint, a weekly podcast show hosted on Construction Week's Soundcloud channel, discusses the major contract wins recorded by America's McDermott, South Korea's Hyundan Engineering & Construction (Hyundai E&C), and Italy's Saipem, so far in July 2019. 

The discussion was led by Construction Week’s senior reporter, Jack Ball, alongside features writer, Ashley Williams, who discussed how the Middle East is diversifying energy sources to ensure its economies are more robust and have diversified revenue streams. 

The podcast includes details of McDermott's recent wins of two engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contracts from Saudi Arabia's state-held oil giant Saudi Aramco, for Packages 1 and 4 of its Marjan increment development. 

Among the other contractors involved with the Marjan project were Hyundai E&C, which won contracts for Packages 6 and 12 of the development.

Construction Week Viewpoint is a weekly podcast series produced by the CW editorial team and published on SoundCloud and iTunes at 12:00 (GST) every Monday.

Business leaders are regular podcast special guests.

The weekly bulletin has welcomed the likes of Harj Dhaliwal, managing director for the Middle East and India at Los Angeles-based Virgin Hyperloop One; Rizwan Sajan, founder of Dubai-headquartered building giant Danube Group; tech entrepreneur Karim Helal, co-founder and CEO of building portal ProTenders’ and UAE contracting giant ALEC.

To volunteer yourself or a colleague as a guest speaker on Construction Week Viewpoint, please contact Ashley Williams.

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