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Statoil to acquire Byrding share from Wintershall Wintershall Norge has signed a sales agreement with Statoil to sell its 25% share in the Byrding field on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

The field, previously known as Astero, was discovered in 2005 and is located in the Troll/Fram area in the North Sea. The Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) was submitted to the Norwegian authorities in August 2016.

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Wintershall Norge has more than 60 licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, making us one of the largest license holders in the region.

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30.08.2016 Wintershall supports a balanced approach to European energy market

Improve the conditions for oil and gas production / Key project Maria: efficient project management on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

09.06.2016 Subsea templates installed on Maria field

Milestone for Wintershall’s flagship development in Norway

26.05.2016 Wintershall Norge AS awards well completion contracts to six companies

Halliburton awarded with the largest scope / Four-year contracts will be used for Maria and other operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

18.05.2016 Wintershall awards contract for Brage base to Mongstad

Wintershall Norge AS has awarded a five-year base contract to CCB Mongstad AS to supply the Brage field in the North Sea

13.05.2016 New stage in Maria-project: Templates completed ahead of installation in the Norwegian Sea

Wintershall’s flagship development reaches major landmark/ Templates to be installed within weeks

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Wintershall is an international oil and gas company Operations in four continents

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 around 2,000 people from 50 countries. We are a subsidiary of BASF, the largest chemical company in the world.