Brussels Investigates Shell-DEA Merger

Young, Ian
August 2001
Chemical Week;8/29/2001, Vol. 163 Issue 32/33, p13
Trade Publication
Announces the launch of an investigation by the European Commission on the planned merger of Shell Chemicals and DEA in Brussels, Belgium. Reason of EU for conducting an investigation; Consolidation of the petroleum and petrochemical businesses of DEA and Royal Dutch/Shell; Plan of BP to acquire Veba Oel.


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