Key Facts

  • Owner Abu Dhabi Polymers Company Limited (Borouge)
  • Parent Project Borouge 3 Expansion Project
  • Location UAE, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Western Region
  • Status Execution
  • Classification Petrochemical Plant, Chemical Production
  • Contract ($m) $1,500m
  • Contract Type DB
  • Main Contract Completion Q2 2014
  • Contact the project owner (MEED Projects subscribers only)


Borouge 3 is a key part of Abu Dhabi Polymer’s strategy for growth, tripling its production capacity. The Borouge 3 project comprises an ethane cracker, polypropylene and polyethylene plant, offsites and utilities and marine facilities.

This phase covers the ethane cracker unit.

  • Ethane cracker
  • Oil / water quencher
  • Low pressure stripper
  • Columns
  • Scrubbing system
  • Ethylene separation unit
  • Propylene separation unit
  • Steam generation plant
  • Gas turbines
  • Compressors