Risk Management on Brage and Vega

Wintershall presents cases at the Risk Management Conference
Wintershall Norge’s smooth takeover of operatorship of the Brage platform from Statoil in 2013 involved a process of effective risk management. The approach  used by Wintershall and Statoil on Brage and the ongoing takeover of the subsea Vega field were presented at the Risk Management conference at the Sola Stand Hotel in Stavanger on February 3-4.

Wintershall successful in the APA 2014 licensing round

Company secures 8 promising licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf / Wintershall receives 3 new operatorships
Stavanger/Kassel. Wintershall continues its growth course in Norway: In the current licensing round APA 2014, Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas company was awarded eight new exploration licenses by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Wintershall will be operator on three of these licenses. Seven of the new licenses are located in the North Sea (two as operator) and one operated license in the Barents Sea.

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Wintershall Norge has around 50 licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, making us one of the largest license holders in the region.

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    25/02/2015
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    18/02/2015

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    03/03/2015

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    #Brent crude oil reversed early losses to trade back above $59 a barrel as traders awaited U.S. oil inventory data. t.co/YKwYI1CuGO

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    23/02/2015

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    20/02/2015

    #Brent crude oil slipped below $59 a barrel on Thursday after another big weekly build in U.S. crude inventories. t.co/hUODmM5yd1

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Wintershall is an internationally active oil and gas company with operations in four continents. We look back on 120 years of drilling experience. For more than 80 years, we have been actively involved in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company employs about 2,500 people from 40 countries. We are a subsidiary of BASF, the largest chemical company in the world.