Locations / Sites

Global Growth Projects

Bayport Polymers LLC (Baystar™)

  • 50/50 joint venture with Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
  • Locaton: Texas, US
  • 1,000 kilotonne per annum (kta) ethane cracker in Port Arthur
  • 625 kta Borstar® polyethelene (PE) plant in Pasadena
  • Borealis Borstar – technology, which will be used in North America for the first time – will allow Baystar to produce enhanced polyethylene products for the most demanding applications

World-scale propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant

  • 100% Borealis ownership
  • Location: Kallo, Belgium
  • 740 kta propylene (PP) production
  • PDH is a vital process step in the production of propylene from propane. As one of the most important building blocks in the entire chemical industry, propylene is the raw material used to produce PP, which in turn is one of the most widely used plastics

Borouge: Fifth polypropylene plant (PP5, part of the Borouge 3 expansion) and Borouge 4

  • Borouge is a 40/60 joint venture of Borealis and Adnoc
  • Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Borouge PP5
    • 480 kta PP plant
    • Production based on Borealis proprietary Borstar technology
    • PP5 will be integrated with the existing Borouge 3 complex, adding value to the surplus propylene available from Takreer’s PDH unit
  • Borouge 4
    • Final investment decision for the Borouge 4 expansion taken in November 2021
    • One 1.5 mio tons pa ethane cracker, to be the fourth cracker in Borouge’s integrated petrochemical complex in Ruwais
    • Two Borstar PE plants, each with a production capacity of 700 kta, using state-of-the-art Borealis Borstar third generation (3G) technology
    • One 100 kto cross-linked PE (XLPE)
    • One hexene-1 unit, producing co-monomers for certain PE grades
    • In progress: in-depth study for carbon capture unit that would reduce CO2 emissions by 80%

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