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6/6/2011

 

Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, was awarded two 2010 ADNOC HSE Awards: the Environment and Sustainability categories during a ceremony held in Abu Dhabi on May 31, 2011.

 

An ADNOC HSE Award was granted to Borouge in the Environment category for the Borouge 2 Cracker successful start-up with environmental friendly Nitrogen cool down. Start up with Nitrogen at the world’s biggest Ethane Cracker at Borouge 2 cooled down the plant and its temperature stress sensible equipment to as low as minus 100 degree Centigrade to Hydrocarbon introduction. Subsequently, the plant start up time was greatly reduced with less overall flaring, massive reduction of CO2 emissions and associated environmental and economical benefits. This successful accomplishment set a milestone in the direction of environmentally safer operation of Ethylene plants.

 

H.E. Yousef Omair bin Yousef, General Secretary of the Supreme Petroleum Council and ADNOC CEO, handing over a trophy to Abdulaziz Alhajri, CEO of Borouge’s Production Company, after Borouge has won two ADNOC HSE Awards in Environment and Sustainability categories. 

 

A second award was given to Borouge and ADNOC Distribution for their joint waste collection for recycling programme. Borouge recently partnered with ADNOC Distribution to launch a consumer waste recycling project in line with their commitment to environmental awareness and protection and social responsibility. Several solar-powered consumer waste recycling bins are located at selected ADNOC Distribution Service Stations in strategic locations around Abu Dhabi aiming to raise public awareness about the importance of environmental protection and avoidance of littering.

 

H.E. Yousef Omair bin Yousef, General Secretary of the Supreme Petroleum Council and ADNOC CEO, handing over trophies to Borouge’s senior management for winning two ADNOC HSE Awards in Environment and Sustainability categories 

 

The Awards ceremony, which took place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi, was hosted by H.E. Yousef Omair bin Yousef, General Secretary of the Supreme Petroleum Council and ADNOC CEO.

 

Abdulaziz Alhajri, CEO of Borouge’s Production Company, in a group picture with Borouge team who won two ADNOC HSE Awards in Environment and Sustainability categories.

 

Borouge is a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions. 

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For further information, please contact:

Craig Halgreen, Vice President, Global Communications, Borouge
Tel.  +971 2 6070807, craig.halgreen@borouge.com

About Borouge

Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions. A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, Borouge is a groundbreaking international partnership at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation. 

Borouge has its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore, employs approximately 1,600 people representing more than 40 nationalities and serves customers in more than 50 countries across the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Indian sub-continent and Africa. Building on Borealis’ unique Borstar® technology and experience in Polyolefins for more than 50 years, Borouge provides innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets. 

In 2010 Borouge tripled its annual production capacity in Abu Dhabi to 2 million tonnes and an additional 2.5 million tonnes per year will be introduced by mid-2014 to create the world’s largest integrated polyolefins plant. Borouge is also investing in plants and logistics hubs in Asia and an Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi. Today Borouge and Borealis have a manufacturing capacity of over 5.4 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene annually. Focused on Value Creation through Innovation they ensure that their customers throughout the value chain, around the world, can always rely on superior products and security of supply.

Borouge is committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and together with Borealis proactively contributes towards addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the World™ initiative. 

Visit www.borouge.com and see how we are Shaping the Future with Plastics. 

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