UAE Plant To Grow
In March, Borouge awarded WorleyParsons the project management contract for its Ruwais petrochemicals complex in the UAE. Borouge is a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) and Borealis AS. Under the contract, WorleyParsons will provide PMC services to the fourth phase of the petrochemicals complex. The complex will include the world’s largest mixed-feed cracker, with an estimated 1.8 million tonnes per annum of ethylene output and a production capacity of 3.3 million tonnes per annum of olefins and aromatics, using a variety of feedstocks such as ethane, butane and naphtha from ADNOC’s refining and gas processing facilities. WorleyParsons provided services to the pre-FEED phase following a number of earlier PMC contracts for the ADNOC group.
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