Borealis awards Jacobs polypropylene expansion contracts

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Sept.16 -- Borealis AS, Copenhagen, awarded two contracts to a subsidiary of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Pasadena, Calif., for services related to the expansion of polypropylene production capacity at Borealis facilities in Schwechat, Austria, and Ronningen, Norway.

The Schwechat project, to expand production capacity to 300,000 tonnes/year, is scheduled for completion by yearend 2005. Jacobs performed basic design with Neste Engineering of Porvoo, Finland, and Tecon Engineering GMBH, Leobersdorf, Austria. The same team will cooperate during the implementation phase.

For the Ronningen site, Jacobs is providing engineering, procurement, and construction management services to increase production capacity to 175,000 tonnes/year. The plant will be ready for production in autumn 2005.

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