Borouge Signed Major EPC Contracts
Borouge, a joint-venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil companies, and Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, formally signed three major Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts valued at approximately USD 2.6 billion for its Borouge 3 strategic expansion in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, in the UAE.
The signing ceremony took place at the Sheikh Khalifa Energy Complex in Abu Dhabi.
The first contract worth USD 1,255 billion for the construction of two Borstar enhanced polyethylene and two Borstar enhanced polypropylene units, as well as the second contract worth USD 400 million for the construction of a 350,000t/a low density polyethylene (PE-LD) unit, were signed with the Joint Venture consortium Maire Tecnimont of Italy and Samsung Engineering of South Korea, on a lump sum turnkey basis. The annual capacity of the new polyethylene units is 1,080,000t/a and the new polypropylene units is 960,000t/a. A third contract worth USD 935 million for the utilities and off-site facilities for the expanded plant were signed with Hyundai Engineering and Construction of South Korea.
Would you like to subscribe to our Newsletters on plastics technology and profit from the latest information?
Looking for a new challenge? Check out our jobs market!
Patents encourage innovation: Stay on the ball with the latest innovations in the plastics industry in our patents section.