Saudi Arabia

While many California were protesting oil trains carrying the hazardous Bakken crude, a funny thing happened—they stopped coming. While protests may have delayed the construction of new oil terminals, economics is at the root of the slowdown.
Mar 13, 2015   The Sacramento Bee
Caroline Davies reports on the development of a women-only industrial city in Saudi Arabia, that the government hopes will give women a more prominent role in their country's development while maintaining their second-class status.
Aug 15, 2012   The Guardian
Unsurprisingly, most of the projects compiled by the company KPMG called "Infrastructure 100: World Cities Edition" are in expanding countries like China and Saudi Arabia. Tyler Falk pulls out some favorites.
Jul 7, 2012   SmartPlanet
A proposed 20-mile bridge would span the Red Sea to connect Egypt and Saudi Arabia -- connecting Arab states and reducing reliance on land passage through Israel.
Jul 20, 2011   Der Spiegel
Half the oil in the Persian Gulf has been pumped out of the ground - so has 'peak oil' been reached? Notably, that term doesn't even appear in the article. Instead, it discusses the difference between light and heavy oil, and the role of technology
May 25, 2011   The Wall Street Journal - Business
An under-20 population of more than 13 million and an eagerness to move the national economy away from oil production have the Saudi government investing heavily in huge new cities that are designed to encourage a 'Western-style modernity.'
Dec 13, 2010   The New York Times
Millions of religious pilgrims travel to Mecca in Saudi Arabia every year for the Hajj. Officials there have been updating the city to better handle the crowds.
Nov 19, 2010   NPR
The Saudi Arabian capital of Jeddah is looking to build a $5.6 billion light rail system.
Oct 7, 2010   Agence France Presse
Officials in the Saudi capital of Riyadh are planning to build a central rail hub with an annual passenger capacity of more than 800,000. The station is expected to be complete by 2013.
May 27, 2010   Building
Construction has begun in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, on its new light rail system.
Nov 11, 2009   Arab News
While other nations work to fight climate change and cut oil consumption, Saudi Arabia thinks they should be guaranteed compensation for the fall in revenue.
Oct 15, 2009   The New York Times