May 5th 2015 was the official opening of Gulf Fluor (GF), the UAE’s leading chemicals manufacturer. GF opened its new state-of-the-art, world-class fluorine complex at the Industrial of City Abu Dhabi (ICADII). The complex is both a first in its kind and the largest In the region as well as the fifth largest in the world.
GF new complex cost over AED1.5 billion (USD 410 million). The complex has a production capacity of 60,000 tonnes/annum aluminum fluoride (AlF3), 140,000 tonnes/annum sulphuric acid (H2SO4) and 54,000 tonnes/annum hydrofluoric acid (HF), in addition to a water purification plant. Gulf Fluor supplies chemicals for use in the aluminum, building, agriculture and refrigeration sector.
Sacré-Davey was the Commissioning and Startup Consultant for the GF Complex as well as managed the handover of all main packages from the different suppliers, technology providers and contractors to GF operations.