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Incident at Borealis in Stenungsund, Sweden

Yesterday at 20.45 CEST a local fire occurred at the steam cracker at Borealis‘ production location in Stenungsund, Sweden. The emergency plan was immediately activated by the local crisis team.

The fire brigade arrived on site promptly and took steps to contain the fire. Thanks to the quick mobilisation of the fire brigade, the fire was contained today at 5.15 and the situation is now fully under control.

No person was injured during this incident.

Borealis is working closely and openly with the authorities to investigate the root cause of the incident, and will take every action to prevent a similar accident from happening again.
The local community is being regularly updated on www.borealisgroup.com/stenungsund (Swedish language).

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Media contacts:

Virginia Mesicek
Sr. Manager, External Communications
Tel.: +43 1 22 400 772 (Vienna, Austria)
e-mail: virginia.mesicek@borealisgroup.com

Maria Bildtmark
Regional Communications Specialist
Tel: +46 303 860 67 (Stenungsund, Sweden)
Email: maria.bildtmark@borealisgroup.com

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Virginia Wieser
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Brand & Reputation
+43 1 22 400 772
media@borealisgroup.com

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