Borouge - Borouge 4 Petrochemical Complex: Utilities & Offsites Package

General Information
Owner Abu Dhabi Polymers Co
Masterplan Project (Parent Profile) Borouge – Borouge IV Petrochemical Complex – Abu Dhabi
Location Abu Dhabi, Emirate of Abu Dhabi, UAE
Status --
Sector Chemical, Production, Petrochemical Plant
Contract Type Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)
Onshore/Offshore Onshore
Greenfield/Brownfield Greenfield
Progress 0
Estimated Budget Value ---
Contract Value 0
Net Value $2000m
Award Date December 2021
Completion Date November 2023
Last Updated On November 2021
ProjectId (Old, New) 327833, 327833


Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge) is planning to undertake the construction of the Utilities & Offsites package at Borouge IV petrochemical complex in Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

The project aims to have a new Gas Cracker Plant of 1.5MPTA Ethylene Production and also associated Ethylene Derivatives. The complex will be located on a greenfield site at Ruwais, adjacent to the existing Borouge 1, Borouge 2 and Borouge 3 facilities.

The US$2000 million project includes the following:

A. Utilities & Offsites packages include the following:

1. Construction of instrument air and plant air system

2. Construction of decoke air system

3. Construction of nitrogen system

4. Construction of condensate and demineralized water system

5. Construction of a steam system

6. Construction of potable water system (including separate chilled water network for safety showers);

7. Construction of service water system

8. Construction of closed-circuit cooling water system

9. Construction of seawater system comprising of intake and outfall

10. Construction of fire water system

11. Construction of fuel gas system

12. Construction of flare system

13. Construction of drainage and sewer

14. Construction of wastewater and sewage treatment system

15. Construction of tank farm and storage for liquid fuel, off-specification ethylene sphere, ethylene, 1-butene, 1-Hexene, mixed C4 storage, propane, butane, raffinate,

16. Construction of internal interconnections (B1/2/3)

17. Construction of external interconnections (AGP/AR/GUP/TRANSCO) for import ethane, raw propane, nitrogen, fuel gas (from AGP), ethane (from AR-ROG), treated distillate water & potable water (from GUP), and power (from TRANSCO), the export of ethylene, mixed C4s and hydrogen to B4 fence B.L.

18. Construction of interconnecting pipe racks

19. Construction of solid export facilities

20. Construction of non-process buildings

a. Warehouses - Chemicals/Dry, Chemicals/Bulk, Chemicals/Packaging and raw material/Catalyst/Additive

b. Fire station

c. Maintenance building

d. Maintenance workshop & spare parts warehouse

e. Fabrication & welding workshop

f. Contractor Building

21. Construction of central control building

22. Construction of main roads, fencing, landscaping works, security gates, fiber optic infrastructure, the overall integration of the automation system

23. Construction of RES (Receiving End Substation) 220kV and power distribution network to respective units 33kV substations

24. Construction of U&O substation and SIS "Satellite Instrument Shelters"

25. Revamp of power generation in Borouge 2 and Borouge 3

Second Section

18 November 2021

Maire Tecnimont has emerged as the front runner and the main contract tender is yet to be awarded.

04 October 2021

The main contract bids are under evaluation.

07 September 2021

The commercial bid submission has taken place. Amongst others, NPCC, Samsung Engineering, L&T and Maire Tecnimont has submitted bids for the project

28 July 2021

The commercial bid submission has been extended to August 29, 2021. (Source: MEED)

07 July 2021

The commercial bid submission is due on August 12, 2021. (Source: MEED)

13 June 2021

The technical bids are under evaluation, and the commercial bid submission date is yet to be announced.

27 April 2021

Technical bid submission took place and GS Engineering, L&T, Maire Tecnimont, Samsung, Sinopec, A JV of NPCC, Hyundai E&C and China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Corporation (HQCEC) have submitted bids.

19 April 2021

The technical bid submission has been extended to April 27, 2021.

14 April 2021

The technical bid submission has been extended to April 18, 2021. (Source: MEED)

25 March 2021

The bid submission has been extended to April 12, 2021. A JV of NPCC, Hyundai E&C and China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Corporation (HQCEC) is likely to submit bids.

01 March 2021

China Huanqiu Contracting & Engineering Corporation (HQCEC), GS Engineering, NPCC, L&T, Petrofac, Hyundai E&C, Maire Tecnimont, Samsung and Daewoo E&C are the PQ shortlisted companies and the bid submission due on March 28, 2021.

05 February 2021

The main contract tender has been issued with the bid submission due in March 2021.

02 December 2020

ITB is not yet issued and the time frame for same is unknown at this juncture.

10 November 2020

ITB is not yet issued and expected to be issued by the end of November 2020.

23 September 2020

ITB is not yet issued and the time frame for same is unknown at this juncture.

18 August 2020

The clarification meetings are ongoing and expected to go on for a while as per the market sources. (Source: MEED)

06 August 2020

EOI submission has taken place on August 6, 2020 and Samsung Engineering, Hyundai E&C, Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), CTCI Corporation, Archirodon, L&T Hydrocarbons, Dodsal, Tecnicas Reunidas, Petrofac amongst the few other's have submitted the EOI documents.

22 July 2020

Expression of Interest (EOI) has been issued on July 15, 2020 with the submission due on July 30, 2020. Samsung Engineering, Hyundai E&C, CCC, CTCI Corporation, Archirodon, L&T Hydrocarbons, Dodsal, Tecnicas Reunidas, Marie Tecnimont, Petrofac and Bifinger Tebodin have received the EOI documents. ITB is expected to be issued by the fourth quarter of 2020 with the main contract award by the third quarter of 2021.