Locations / Sites

Global Growth Projects

Bayport Polymers LLC (Baystar™)

  • 50/50 joint venture with TotalEnergies & Refining USA, Inc.
  • Location: Texas, US
  • 1,000 kilotonne per annum (kta) ethane cracker in Port Arthur, started up in 2022
  • 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 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
  • Estimated start-up date: H2 2024

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

Borouge was listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange in June 2022. ADNOC owns a majority 54% stake and Borealis holds a 36% stake in Borouge.

Borouge PP5

  • 480 kta PP plant
  • Production based on Borealis proprietary Borstar technology
  • Integrated with the existing Borouge 3 complex, adding value to the surplus propylene available from Takreer’s PDH unit
  • Start-up celebrated in February 2022

Borouge 4

  • One 1.5 million tonnes 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 kta cross-linked PE (XLPE)
  • One Hexene-1 unit, producing co-monomers for certain PE grades
  • In progress: in-depth study for carbon capture unit

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