We wanted to know - which Facebook news in January did interest you the most? We had a look: Brage was your favorite - a cute little boy from Norway, who has the same name by chance as one of our biggest platforms in Norway. Indeed, a great story! In that sense: We wish you a great weekend, wherever you are!
Did you know? Today is international puzzle day. In 1767 John Spilsbury glued a British map on a wooden board and sawed it up. Afterwards you could put the parts together again. Doing puzzles is good for concentration and forward looking planning. Skills, we need in the oil and gas industry too. With this in mind: Happy Puzzling!
Do you know our crude oil video series on our YouTube channel? In this episode: the 3D-Seismic. We explain how we explore crude oil resources below the earth’s surface - learn how it works here: bit.ly/1ux797X
Well, that’s a cold start into the new week! Our picture shows workers at the Russian Achimgaz's UKPG gas and condensate processing system in Novy Urengoi: at -20 °C today. However the weather is turning out to be this morning at your place, we wish you a good start into the new week! #monday
Stay informed: We have loads of new pictures, which show our work, available for download. Get exciting insights into the world of Wintershall. Click here to see our pictures: bit.ly/1J6Xz4j
Searching for oil and gas: rocks can give valuable clues about possible oil and gas deposits deep underground. Here a Wintershall geophysicist analyzes rocks in Argentina – in his hand: oil-bearing limestone.
Wintershall fortsetter veksten i Norge: Olje- og energidepartementet har tildelt oss åtte nye lisenser og vi blir operatør for tre av disse. www.wintershall.no
Wintershall continues its growth course in Norway: In the current licensing round APA 2014, Wintershall was awarded eight new exploration licenses by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. Wintershall will be operator of three licenses. bit.ly/1yKlipn #norway
You could do with something funny on this Monday morning? Yesterday, on the 18th of January, the Snowman celebrated his birthday, the international Day of the Snowman. The date is related to Mr Snowmans look: the number 8 as a symbol for his shape, the number 1 for the broom in his hand. In that sense: We wish you a good start into the week, wherever you are. #Monday
Giant fungus made by a 3-D printer: For five hours the Fraunhofer Institut scanned the “Schizophyllum commune“ – a fungus, that shall help produce more oil. The result: a synthetic model for conferences and presentations showing the fungus 10 times its original size. How does a fungus help produce more oil? Interactive explanation here: bit.ly/Y3WtT3