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Borealis Selects LDPE Process for Mideast Plant

1:42 PM MST | November 17, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Borealis says it has selected LyondellBasell’s Lupotech T technology for a 350,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant to be built in the Mideast by 2013. LyondellBasell says the exact location of the LDPE plant is the “subject of ongoing discussions” with Borealis. Borouge, a Borealis joint venture, is planning its third petrochemical complex, dubbed Borouge 3, at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi for completion by 2014. The complex will be based on an ethane cracker and have combined capacity for 2.5 million m.t./year of polyolefins, including an...

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