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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.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
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.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
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 .
Fri Sep 05, 2014
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.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
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.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
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)