Performance Chemicals

As an innovative partner, BASF’s Performance Chemicals division offers chemicals for various customer industries, such as plastics, automotive, refining, lubricants, oilfield and mining. Our highly qualified and experienced team with outstanding market knowledge as well as our innovation platform and application know-how ensure our technological competence to provide excellent solutions to our customers.

Our plastic additives, fuel and lubricant solutions, mining solutions, oilfield chemicals and kaolin minerals are produced at more than 30 manufacturing sites all over the world.


Plastic Additives

Our long experience in stabilization and protection, comprehensive technical support and innovation power help plastics producers to come up with the right solutions for their customers.

Oilfield Chemicals 

We supply a wide range of chemicals used in oilfield applications: drilling, cementing, stimulation, production and EOR. Our chemical solutions act as enablers to achieve maximum results while optimizing operations.

Mining Solutions

Our diverse range of mineral processing and hydrometallurgical chemistries and technologies improve process efficiencies and aid the economic extraction of valuable resources.         
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Fuel and Lubricant Solutions 

We are a leading solution provider to the worldwide transportation and oil industries. With our broad portfolio of components and formulations, we deliver market-leading fuel and lubricant solutions to our customers.
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Kaolin minerals improve performance, enhance product strength and reduce production costs in a wide variety of industries including construction, paints and coatings, among others.