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Borouge Awards XLPE Contract to Hyundai Engineering

1:42 AM MST | January 27, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis, has awarded a $169-million contract o Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Seoul) to build Borouge's previously announced cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) compounding plant at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi. The unit will be designed for 80,000 m.t./year of XLPE compounds for low to high voltage energy cables. The unit will form part of Borouge 3 and will be built downstream from a 350,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant, based on the LyondellBasell Lupotech-T technology. The LDPE...

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