BASF to purchase BP Amoco Chemicals business

May 1999
Paint & Coatings Industry;May99, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p21
Trade Publication
Reports that BASF AG has agreed to acquire the worldwide polyethylene-glycol business of London, England-based BP Amoco PLC.


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