Kapital: Wintershall Norge is fastest growing large company in Norway

Wintershall Norge became the fastest growing large company in Norway in 2013, according to Norwegian business magazine, Kapital.
Recorded for the first time in the annual list of Norway’s biggest 500 companies, Wintershall Norge ranked 124th as a measure of turnover.

Statoil was at the top of the pile with a turnover of 637.4 billion NOK, dwarfing second placed Telenor which turned over 104 billion NOK.

Wintershall acquires shares in Luno II in Norway

Wintershall is acquiring a 15 percent share from Lundin for the Norwegian PL 359 licence, in which the Luno II field is situated.
Subject to approval by the relevant authorities, the acquisition of the shares will take retroactive effect from 1 June 2014. The transaction amount is a cash consideration of 8.75 mm USD.

With the share acquisition, Wintershall is further developing its strong position on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Luno II is situated close to the PL 338 licence with the Edvard Grieg Field. Oil production in the Edvard Grieg Field, in which Wintershall also has a 15 percent share, is scheduled to begin in 2015.

Wintershall Norge license map

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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    Wintershall-to-go: Our beloved coffee cups accompany their owners around the world. In this picture one lucky cup is enjoying the atmosphere in London and takes a break right next to Big Ben.

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    Together we make things happen! That’s the background of our ONS campaign and the reason why Runar loves to work at Wintershall:

    "Here we work as a team and make things happen all the time. We are one team." - Runar

    Experience the world of Wintershall at the ONS next week:

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    Together we make things happen! Wintershall Norge has kicked off its ONS campaign ”Together”, recognising the many faces of colleagues in the company as well as our partnerships in the rest of the industry.

    Right now posters all over the city of Stavanger with the word “Together” in different languages and pictures of our colleagues are being put up – just in time for the ONS conference that will start next week.


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    Full steam ahead into the new week! Our ship in this picture starts its journey from Den Helder to one of our 26 platforms in the North Sea. Let’s venture off to new shores too: We wish you a great start into this new week and lots of energy for all the things you want to do! #monday

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    In the summertime when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky... Especially this summer in Stavanger. Our Norwegian colleagues had the hottest summer since 160 years and even took a little swim during their lunch break!

    Who said Norway is cold?

    By the way – business magazine Kapital identified Wintershall Norge as one of the fastest growing enterprises in Norway. Check out our most promising projects here:

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    According to the Norwegian business magazine Kapital, Wintershall Norge is the fastest growing large company in Norway. Recorded for the first time in the annual list of Norway’s biggest 500 companies, Wintershall Norge ranked 124th as a measure of turnover. Read the full article here: bit.ly/1sGqkvV

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    The big catch: Our Russian colleague Adam poses here with his freshly caught luce. According to Adam the fish is 2m long and weighs 75kg. The usual exaggerations of a fisherman? However you see it, the luce is enormous. Anyway: We hope you catch a great start into the new week! #monday

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    A fungus travels around the world: At the coming ONS 2014 in Stavanger/Norway, starting on 25th of august, we invite you into our virtual forest on the Wintershall exhibition stand. In the spotlight: our latest research project Schizophyllan which contributes to the progression of enhanced oil recovery. The basis: the biopolymer of a fungus which grows naturally in the forest. We hope to see you around :-) Until then: Have a good weekend everyone! #togetherONS www.wintershall.com/research

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    A fungus in the spotlight, global interest surrounding it. The German research project Schizophyllan contributes to the progression of enhanced oil recovery. The basis: A fungus that grows naturally in forests.

    Little red riding hood invites you into our forest: At the Wintershall exhibition stand you get to know the project in our virtual forest and can talk directly to our experts.

    Where do you find our stand? The next chance is at the ONS 2014 in Stavanger, Norway:

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    What is 75m long, 76m wide and weighs 11,000 tons?

    An oversized ping pong table? Or maybe the new ENSCO 121 drilling rig from Wintershall - one of the most modern offshore rigs in the North Sea?

    And how do you get such a massive thing from Singapore to Denmark?

    Find out for yourself here: bit.ly/1pTBw5e

Wintershall is an international 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 s subsidiary of BASF, the largest chemical company in the world.