Tarragona, Catalonia
Total area

About BASF Tarragona

Located in the largest chemical complex in southern Europe, BASF Tarragona is one of the company's main production centers. In an area of more than 100 hectares , it houses four production plants operated by BASF, a joint venture with SONATRACH and five third-party company plants. 
More than 700 employees are working at BASF Tarragona


Total 112.0 hectare
Free 20.0 hectare

Infrastructure and Connectivity

Highway yes Direct connection to an extensive road network BASF Tarragona is about 8 km from Tarragona-Reus Airport and 80 km of Barcelona Airport
Railway yes Rail connection to all docks
Waterway yes
Sea harbor yes Port with one of the greatest water depths in the Mediterranean: max. 21.5 metres. BASF Tarragona has its own berth in the port.


Production plants at BASF Tarragona supply industries that manufacture end products; such as detergents, cosmetics, plastics and fungicides. These produced substances fall into the following categories:

  • Formulas for fungicides that are used to protect crops. More than 70 formulas are used to produce 2,500 finished products.

  • Kresoxim-methyl an active ingredient of fungicides

  • Propylene production at a Propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant (part of the joint venture between BASF and SONATRACH)

  • Disperions and polymer solutions

  • Polyester resins


Fire station

Medical service

Environmental laboratory

Pipeline grid (Rack Dixquimics): connecting other companies and the port

Water treatment plant

Workshop facilities


IGEST.RES hydrocarbon recycling plant with a treatment capacity of 15,000 tons per year and industrial water treatment with a production cap of 25,000 tons per year.


Dry bulk

BERTSCHI intermodal dry bulk logistics

Liquid bulk

BASF Tarragona has a tank park in the port of Tarragona.

Investments on this park

Pipeline grid availability

Companies on this park