Abu Dhabi, July 25, 2022 (WAM)-Borouge-As the manager of the Borouge 4 project on behalf of project owners ADNOC and Borealis, announced a new milestone in the construction of the Borouge 4 extension at Ruwais. The initial work phase is already underway and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors will begin construction this month.
“Borouge 4 is on track and is entering the next phase of development with the construction of infrastructure, including the establishment of utility systems, road construction and civil engineering work for related complexes,” said Sultan Zaid Al Shehhi, project director of Borouge 4. I will. ”
As one of the key pillars of ADNOC’s growth strategy, Borouge 4 will contribute to the continued development of the UAE’s downstream and industrial sectors.
The new Borouge 4 facility covers an area equivalent to nearly 500 soccer fields. Borouge 4 leverages Borealis’ unique Borstar technology to meet growing customer demand in a variety of industrial sectors, including infrastructure, energy, advanced packaging and agriculture in the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Manufactures polyolefin solutions.
The facility creates an opportunity for UAE-based manufacturers to “make it in the Emirates.” We also supply raw materials for the TA’ZIZ Industrial Chemistry Zone, which catalyzes the next phase of UAE industrial growth.
“Borouge 4 implements ADNOC’s growth strategy and UAE and Abu Dhabi’s industrial growth and diversification plans. We have already contributed to the” Make It In The Emirates “program, with more than 25% of total material. Occupy. The equipment of the complex is “Made in the UAE”. So far, we have successfully completed 1.5 million man-hours and look forward to working with UAE contractor Al Asab to successfully complete the initial work phase, “said Al Shehhi.
The milestone is backed by Borouge’s recent participation in the Make It In the Emirates Forum, sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology, in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Development (ADDED) and ADNOC of Abu Dhabi, and the launch of ADDED. Abu Dhabi’s industrial strategy.
As an industrial champion in the United Arab Emirates and an enabler of the petrochemical industry, Borouge supports the local supply chain, contributes to the UAE Domestic Value (ICV) program and leverages local purchasing power to grow the industrial sector. I am.
When the Borouge 4 project is completed, an additional 1.4 million tonnes of polyethylene will be added, increasing the total annual production capacity of polyolefins produced in the UAE to 6.4 million tonnes.