As oil prices are forcing Mena economies to diversify, infrastructure is emerging as the sector of choice for the project finance community. GTR gets views from speakers and delegates at its Mena Trade Finance Week in Dubai.

Bora Bariman, head of energy and marine at National Bank of Fujairah, explains that the oil oversupply that cause the drop in prices also created a need for increased infrastructure to physically handle these record oil flows.

Additionally, Barry Lynch, managing director, onshore, at Mainstream Renewable Power, has seen an increase in the number of viable renewable projects looking for investment, particularly in Egypt.