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BASF and The Manufacturing Institute honor outstanding women in manufacturing

2018-04-18 globenewswire
FLORHAM PARK, N.J., April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Three BASF women in manufacturing were among 130 individuals recognized nationally through the Manufacturing Institute’s 2018 STEP Ahead Awards. Focusing on science, technology, engineering and production (STEP), the program annually honors female leaders for their advocacy, mentorship, engagement, and leadership in the sector.

BASF and Essentium, Inc. create 3D printed prosthetic leg that maintains strength during life cycle modifications

2018-04-18 globenewswire
WYANDOTTE, Mich., April 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BASF and Essentium, Inc., under its subsidiary brand TriFusion Devices, bring the strongest 3D printed thermoplastic carbon fiber definitive prosthetic socket to market that is easily customized to ensure the most comfortable fit for patients.

[Press] Oilfield Chemicals Market - What Factors will drive the Market in Upcoming Years?

2018-04-16 oilvoice
Oilfield chemicals are made by combinations of various chemicals component and have various applications such as in the drilling additives, cementing, and in well stimulation and oil recovery. Oilfield chemicals performs a critical service to meet the rising demand for energy and fuel. Also, oilfield chemicals make the oil and natural gas extraction process cost-effective.

Bayer Is Nearing U.S. Antitrust Approval for Monsanto - Bloomberg

2018-04-10 bloomberg
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Bayer reaches deal with US for approval to buy Monsanto, reports WSJ

2018-04-10 themalaymailonline
Logo of Bayer AG pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production plant in Wuppertal, Germany February 24, 2014. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, April 10 — The US Justice Department will allow German drugs and pesticides group Bayer AG to acquire Monsanto Co in a US$62.5 billion (RM241.65 billion) deal, after the companies agreed to sell more assets to win antitrust approval, the Wall Street Journal reported yesterday.

Bayer reaches deal with US for approval to buy Monsanto: WSJ

2018-04-09 channelnewsasia
German drug and crop chemicals maker Bayer's US$62.5 billion bid to acquire U.S. seeds company Monsanto Co has won approval from the U.S. Justice Department, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.

BASF, Nexeo Solutions enter agreement to provide specialty monomers to the US and Canada

2018-04-09 globenewswire
HOUSTON and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BASF entered an agreement with Nexeo Solutions to sell and distribute specialty acrylic and methacrylic monomers in the United States and Canada. Under the agreement terms, Nexeo Solutions will combine BASF’s specialty acrylic and methacrylic monomers with its regional expertise to offer customers solutions that drive operational efficiency and value.

Will Trade Tussle Take a Bite Out of US Petrochemical Boom?

2018-04-06 zacks
The shale gas revolution in the United States has been a huge driving force behind chemical investments in plants and equipment in the country. And currently, the U.S. petrochemical industry is in the middle of a shale-induced investment boom leveraging access to abundant and cheaper feedstocks. However, the escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing is expected to play spoilsport. President Donald Trump, who has a record of attacking China for unfair trade practices, recently proposed sweeping tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China.

[Press] Oilfield Biocides Market 2018 Global Industry Size, Share, Growth Insights, 17 Key Companies and Forecast By 2025

2018-04-05 oilvoice
The global Oilfield Biocides Market is estimated to spot a considerable growth in CAGR from 2018 to 2025. This report gives an in-depth assessment of current Oilfield Biocides key market drivers, market size and trends and Global Oilfield Biocides opportunities, challenges, key market segments and technological developments.

Dormant Swedish Mine Comes Alive in Rush for Car Batteries - Bloomberg

2018-04-05 bloomberg
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Merkel coalition claps back at Trump's attack on gas pipeline

2018-04-04 worldoil
Trump on Tuesday reprised his allegation that Germany isn’t “paying” its fair share for NATO, while throwing in a hit at the Nord Stream 2 pipeline that directly links Germany and Russia. Germany will be paying “billions of dollars” to Russia, Trump said at the White House. “That’s not right.”

Should Value Investors Pick BASF SE (BASFY) Stock?

2018-04-04 zacks
Value investing is easily one of the most popular ways to find great stocks in any market environment. After all, who wouldn’t want to find stocks that are either flying under the radar and are compelling buys, or offer up tantalizing discounts when compared to fair value? One way to find these companies is by looking at several key metrics and financial ratios, many of which are crucial in the value stock selection process.

Swiss firm Syngenta sells part of seed biz to Crystal Crop

2018-04-03 moneycontrol
Swiss-based agri-business firm Syngenta today sold some part of its seed business in India to Crystal Crop Protection for an undisclosed amount.

Arkansas judge rules six farmers can spray controversial chemical

2018-04-02 reuters
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Arkansas judge has ruled that six farmers in the state this summer can spray a weed killer made by Monsanto Co and BASF SE that was blamed for hurting millions of acres of U.S. crops last year.

[Press] Oilfield Stimulation Chemicals Market - New Investments Expected to Rising up in 2024

2018-03-28 oilvoice
For improving and restoring the productivity of oil wells, stimulation process is carried out. To support and enhance the stimulation process during oil extraction, oil stimulation chemicals are used. These chemicals help in the free flow of hydrocarbons from the wells. Different chemicals are used for different processes of oil extraction such as acids, corrosion inhibitors, biocides, gelling agents/viscosities, friction reducers, water control polymers, iron control agents, and breakers.

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