Europe Watch

May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p10
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs in the chemical industry in Europe. German specialty chemicals company H&R Wasag has sold its explosives division to Spanish-Italian group Maxam/Pravisani. The European Commission has approved the merger between Norsk Hydro's petroleum activities and Statoil to create StatoilHydro, the world's largest offshore operator. BASF's board has approved plans for the German producer to be registered as a European company with the name BASF SE.


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