BASF and Shell rename SM/PO joint ventures in Asia, Europe

10 November 2000 08:01  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (CNI)--BASF and Royal Dutch Shell Group have renamed their two styrene monomer and propylene oxide joint ventures (SM/PO) in Europe and Asia, CNI was informed Friday.

The first SM/PO venture, Basell CV, in Moerdijk, the Netherlands, will now be called Ellba CV. The second, Basell Eastern Pte Ltd here, which has an SM/PO plant under construction on Jurong Island, will now be called Ellba Eastern Pte Ltd.

The name change is needed to avoid confusion and to differentiate the SM/PO business from Basell CV, the holding company within the recently-formed polyolefins joint venture between Shell and BASF, BASF said in a release.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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