Borouge’s Abu Dhabi Plant on Track to Deliver
At the K2010 Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, confirmed that its expanded plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is starting-up as planned.
The mega-project Borouge 2, valued at an estimated USD5 billion, triples the annual polyolefins production capacity of the plant to 2 million tonnes per year. This marks a significant increase in the Company’s capability to serve its customers with innovative plastics solutions for infrastructure applications (including pipe systems, and power and communications cables), automotive components and advanced packaging.
Borouge’s has introduced two new Borstar enhanced polypropylene (PP) units to the plant, each with an annual production capacity of 400,000 tonnes, and almost doubled its polyethylene (PE) annual production capacity to over 1.14 million tonnes. The unique bimodal Borstar process and catalyst technology from Borealis enables Borouge to provide a differentiated range of PE and PP solutions to its customers. The expanded plant also boasts the world’s largest ethane cracker and olefins conversion unit for the production of propylene.
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