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BASF Starts Up Butadiene Extraction Plant In Antwerp

BASF recently announced the start-up of a new butadiene extraction plant at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The plant has an annual production capacity of 155,000 metric tons.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Coatings World

BASF Subsidiary Wintershall Further Expands Oil and Gas Production in Norway

BASF Group company Wintershall is further expanding its oil and gas production and reserves in the North Sea. Wintershall will acquire shares in the two producing fields Gja and Vega , the development project Aasta Hansteen , the Asterix discovery , the Polarled pipeline project , as well as equity in four exploration licenses in the vicinity of Aasta Hansteen from Norwegian company Statoil ASA.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Chemicals, Statoil ASA, Oil & Gas

The Washington Post

BASF Buys Oil, Gas Assets From Statoil to Secure European Supply

BASF SE's oil and gas arm agreed to buy assets from Norway's Statoil ASA for $1.25 billion, diversifying energy supplies for Germany's biggest chemical maker as relations between Europe and Russia worsen. BASF's Wintershall is acquiring a share in two producing fields, two development projects, the Polarled pipeline project and a share in four exploration licenses, the Ludwigshafen, Germany-based company said today in an e-mailed statement.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Ag Professional

BASF's products evaluated for sustainability

BASF announced that around 50,000 product applications are being analyzed using a new method to determine contribution to sustainability, and this is being used within their various markets and industries including agriculture. In order to better help its customers align environmental and societal aspects with business success, BASF has developed a new process for steering its portfolio based on sustainability criteria.

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CSRwire.com

BASF Again Listed in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

BASF was today again included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index . The company has been especially recognized for its engagement in the areas of eco-efficiency, environmental reporting, labor practice and human rights.

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Coatings World

BASF Starts Up Butadiene Extraction Plant in Antwerp

BASF announced the start-up of a new butadiene extraction plant at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium. The plant has an annual production capacity of 155,000 metric tons.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Chemicals, Belgium, World News

Wed Sep 10, 2014

CSRwire.com

BASF's Product Portfolio Evaluated for Sustainability

In order to better help its customers align environmental and societal aspects with business success, BASF has developed a new process for steering its portfolio based on sustainability criteria. The Sustainable Solution Steering method is used to systematically review and evaluate the sustainability aspects of the approximately 50,000 relevant product applications in the company's portfolio, which represent sales of EUR 56 billion.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BASF Corp, Basf Ag, Chemicals, Chemistry, Science, Florham Park, NJ

Tue Sep 09, 2014

WebWire

BASF donates $100,000 to River Parishes Community College for new Advanced Technology Center

BASF donated $100,000 to the River Parishes Community College to support construction of an Advanced Technology Center on the school's new campus in Burnisde, Louisiana. Ascension Parish soon will be home to a world-class technical training center, thanks to BASF's support of River Parishes Community College .

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BASF Corp, Basf Ag, Chemicals, Geismar, LA

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The World's Largest Chemical Company Offers A Great Yield

With a market capitalization of $96 billion BASF SE is the world's largest chemical company. The Ludwigshafen, Germany-based company reported revenues of $95 billion and earnings of $6.7 billion in its last fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Chemicals, Functional, Inc, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Dow Chemical

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Plastics News

BASF emphasizes chemistry for a sustainable future

BASF SE is introducing a new logo in conjunction with the company's 150th anniversary next year that emphasizes sustainability. The logo includes the claim "We create chemistry," in accordance with the company's "We create chemistry for a sustainable future" motto, which was introduced in 2011.

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Related Topix: Basf Ag, Chemicals, Functional, Inc, CPU, Science / Technology

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Coatings World

BASF Prepares for its 150th Anniversary in 2015

BASF is introducing a new claim "We create chemistry" in its logo. This change to the company's brand identity underlines how BASF collaborates and innovates with customers and partners to contribute to a sustainable future.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WebWire

BASF study highlights the need for increased innovations to help feed the world

A majority of U.S. consumers and farmers agree that farmers are responsible for feeding the world, and new technology and innovations are critical to achieving this goal.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BASF Corp, Basf Ag, Chemicals, Agriculture, Science, Boone, IA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WebWire

BASF creates chemistry with summer internship program participants

BASF opened its doors to five college students, offering firsthand job experience in the areas of chemical process technology and engineering.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, BASF Corp, Basf Ag, Chemicals, Chemistry, Science, McIntosh, AL, Thomasville, AL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Scientific American

U.S. Court Overturns Law Limiting Biotech Crops on Hawaiian island

A group of global biotech crop companies won a court victory on Monday that blocks enactment of a law passed last year limiting the planting of biotech crops and use of pesticides on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kauai County, HI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WebWire

Curing compound from BASF protects concrete against drying cracks during hot summer temperatures

High summer temperatures can cause cracks during the drying stage of industrial flooring concrete.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Coatings World

Landsea, BASF and Partners Build Locally Developed Passive House in Yangtze River Delta Region

The Passive House "Bruck" built by Landsea Group at its Green Building Research and Development Center in Changxing, Zhejiang Province, China was inaugurated and certified by the Passive House Institute of Germany.

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Coatings World

BASF Raises Prices for Ethanolamines in Asia Pacific

With immediate effect, or as existing contracts permit, BASF is increasing the sales prices in Asia Pacific for ethanolamines as follows: Monoethanolamine +60 USD/mt Diethanolamine +70 USD/mt Triethanolamine +80 USD/mt Ethanolamines are high-class intermediates used in the manufacture of crop protection agents and wood protectants, surfactants for ... (more)

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