Germany's BASF says to look for attractive M&A targets in oil and gas

February 2014
Energy Today (Hungary);2/26/2014, p3
The article reports that according to Kurt Bock, head of Germany-based chemical company BASF SE which is reportedly interested in buying German utility RWE AG's fossil fuel unit, they are focusing on acquiring suitable businesses in the oil and gas industry.


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