Dukhan

Dukhan

 

a city in western Qatar. Population, approximately 3,000. Dukhan is connected by highway with the ports of Umm Said and Doha. It is the administrative center of the central oil-producing region of the country; oil is channeled from there by pipeline to the port of Umm Said. Dukhan has a seawater purifying plant, a condenser, and two steam power plants.


Dukhan

 

(from Arabic dukkan, shop), in the Caucasus and Near East, a tavern or small restaurant where wine is sold.

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The embassy, in partnership with Indian Society Dukhan, will stage the third performance at Dukhan Cinema, Dukhan, on August 28.
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Dukhan, found in October 1938 by the then concessionaire, BP-led Qatar Petroleum Co.
In 2009, QP combined into one two EPC contracts worth about $1bn in total at the Messai'eed and Dukhan industrial cities.
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The 15km Dukhan Highway Central dual carriageway is expected to be completed in 2017, and will comprise three multi-level interchanges.
The Dukhan Highway Central project in western Qatar has achieved 30 million man hours without loss time injury (LTI), building on its last year's record of 25 million man hours without LTI, said its developer Qatar's Public Works Authority Ashghal.
Phone: +974 4474 3333 Email: info@oryxgtl.com.qa Closing date: November 26, 2014 EPIC of precast dust barriers in Dukhan Tender no: GT14113800 Description: Construction and installation of precast dust barriers within the Dukhan fields on EPIC basis to prevent accumulation of dust and drift sand on existing asphalt roads which could endanger the safety of road users.
One of the victims was severely injured and had been admitted in the ICU for some days," said Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Al Dukhan, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Sharjah Police.