Borouge Starts Abu Dhabi Polyolefins Plant


Borouge has started commercial operations at its expanded polyolefins plant in Ruwais, United Arab Emirates.

The expansion will double Borouge's polyethylene production to 1.2 million tons, according to icis.com.

The company has also begun polypropylene production at its new 800,000t-per- year plant in Abu Dhabi.

Borouge is a joint venture between United Arab Emirates' state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Austrian chemical firm Borealis.