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FCC lands Abu Dhabi contract worth 81.7 million euro

25/01/2011

FCC lands Abu Dhabi contract worth 81.7 million euro

Borouge, a leading provider of innovative value-creating plastics solutions, has awarded FCC, through Austrian subsidiary Alpine, an 81.7 million euro contract to expand its plant in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi.
FCC lands Abu Dhabi contract worth 81.7 million euro

The project consists of the construction of 26 facilities, including office blocks, production plants and warehouses. Work will commence shortly and is scheduled to be completed in 2013.

The Borouge 3 project will expand the petrochemical plant's capacity by 2.5 million tonnes of polyethylene per year, to 4.5 million tonnes by 2014.

In addition to this project, FCC is also working on the turnkey construction of the ADNOC Group's office building in Ruwais, which is scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2011. This project obtained the 2010 ADNOC award for Health, Safety and the Environment, in the Health category, for its on-site safety measures.

Borouge is a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world's leading oil companies, and Austrian company Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions. It has headquarters in the UAE and Singapore. Borouge has 1,600 employees of over 40 nationalities serving customers in more than 50 countries in the Middle East, Pacific Rim, the Indian subcontinent and Africa.