Advisian, the global consulting firm of WorleyParsons, said it has been awarded a contract pre-FEED and licensor evaluation for the latest expansion of Borouge’s Petrochemical Facility in the UAE.
The award comes as Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announces a five-year investment of Dh165 billion ($45 billion) in downstream operations in partnership with other global players to build the world’s largest integrated refining and petrochemicals facility in Ruwais.
The new Borouge-4, a central element of Ruwais, will include the world’s largest single train mixed feed steam cracker and associated petrochemical derivatives. The steam cracker will feed units producing Polyethylene and Polypropylene product totalling approximately 2.5 million tons per annum, Advisian said.
The pre-FEED work for Borouge-4 is a pivotal stage to the investment portfolio at the Ruwais development with its chemicals sector aiming to treble production by 2025 as part of this major development.
Advisian said it will deliver the project with a core team based in the UAE, supported by the company’s centres of excellence in London, Houston and Toronto.
Geeta Thakorlal, managing director, Advisian - Global Front End Hydrocarbons and Chemicals said: “We are delighted to be working with Borouge on this major project. Our successful track record of work in the chemical sector enables us to offer the specialist knowledge that this role requires.”