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The Story Behind the Name

BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn Bhd is a joint venture between BASF SE of Germany one of the world's largest chemical companies, and Malaysia's state owned Petroleum Corporation and Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS), Malaysia's fully integrated oil and gas multi-national, under its subsidiary PETRONAS Chemicals Group (PCG).

The signing of the shareholders agreement in August 1997 with an initial investment of RM3.4 Billion brought together a vast amount of experience, innovation, cutting edge technology and an abundance of strategically located high quality resources.

Today, operating from one of the largest Integrated Chemical Sites in the Asia Pacific, BASF PETRONAS Chemicals, has progressed to become a leading chemical company, fundamental in producing and marketing chemical products which are ever present and highly essential in consumers' daily lives. In doing so, we strive to not only provide the best service to our customers, but also to be relevant and beneficial to our employees, suppliers, the community we operate in, and the environment at large.

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