BASF, gas business drives profits in Q2

2014-07-24 10:15

BASF, the world's biggest chemicals maker, says that profits have risen in the second quarter, driven by its oil and gas business.

BASF to invest €10bn in Asia-Pacific

2013-06-05 15:15

German chemicals giant BASF says it plans to invest €10bn in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region between now and 2020, creating up to 9 000 new jobs there.

German minister dashes fracking hopes

2013-02-11 20:02

Germany's environment minister says he did not want to make it easy for companies to start using controversial gas drilling methods, or fracking, dampening gas explorers' hopes of tapping new energy sources.


Ineos buys BASF out of plastics joint venture

2014-06-30 14:43

Switzerland-based petrochemical firm Ineos has bought out BASF, the world's biggest chemicals group, for about $1.5bn.

Shell, BASF in $26m lawsuit deal

2013-02-15 18:06

Shell Brasil SA and BASF SA have offered $26m to settle a class-action lawsuit with former workers allegedly contaminated at a pesticide plant, a court says.

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