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Naphtha tank farm - Naphtha is a main raw material for the Verbund.
Naphtha is the basis for a large number of important basic chemical compounds, especially ethylene and propylene. Ethylene and propylene are the most important molecules in the chemical industry. They are precursors for plastics, detergents and solvents, waxes, crop protection products, paints, and more. Almost every product produced by BASF is based on naphtha.
From the central tank farm the naphtha get to the steam cracker by many kilometers of pipelines. Here it is processed into the precursors.