Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge) has announced the award of four contracts on the $2,500 million phase 3 development of its Ruwais petrochemicals complex.

The Houston office of US-based ABB Lummus Global has been awarded the 32-week front-end engineering and design (FEED) and technology contract for the 752,000-tonne-a-year(t/y) olefins conversion unit (OCU). The OCU will provide feedstock for the proposed 400,000-t/y polypropylene (PP) unit.

US-based Fluor Corporation has been awarded the 40-week FEED contract covering the complex’s polyolefin units, comprising the PP plant and a 540,000-t/y polyethylene (PE) unit. The firm’s US and Dutch offices will carry out the work.

The US’ MWH has won a contract to carry out the health, safety and environment impact assessment studies for the facilities and the lenders. The first phase is expected to be completed by September. The fourth contract has been awarded to Denmark’s Maersk Logistics to act as adviser on the supply chain concept for Borouge products.

Technical bids are due in early April for the ethane cracker package. The US’ Foster Wheeler is carrying out the FEED for the offsites and utilities package on the scheme and is the overall project manager (MEED 16:12:05).