2 dead, at least 6 hurt in German blast

2016-10-17 22:22

The BASF company in southwestern Germany says a second employee has been killed by an explosion at a facility where flammable liquids and liquefied gas are unloaded.

BASF says feeling pinch from low oil price

2016-05-01 15:30

German chemicals giant BASF says its first-quarter business has taken a hit from low oil prices, but bottom-line profit has increased nevertheless thanks to lower taxes.

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.


BASF plant blast - several missing, injured

2016-10-17 17:02

Several people are missing and others injured after an explosion at a chemical plant at BASF's headquarters in western Germany.

Marikana killings: Widows plead for $9.1m from BASF

2016-04-28 21:30

Widows of mineworkers at Lonmin’s platinum mine at Marikana will ask Germany-based BASF to pay $9.1m into a fund to support the families of dead miners.

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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