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We send our deepest condolences to our colleagues at Statoil and the bereaved families following the fatal incident near Bergen in Norway.

Wintershall was incorrectly named by some media in connection with the incident. We regret the added distress this could have caused.

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Get all detailed information on our special site about our Annual Press Conference 2016 in Kassel, Germany. Download the latest fact sheets concerning our activities or watch our image-film. Get a profound insight of news, background information, pictures and future developments.

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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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07.04.2016 Wintershall raises oil and gas production again

Earnings in 2015 significantly below previous year

owing to price developments / High production target for 2018 remains unchanged / Increase in activities in Russia,...

19.01.2016 Wintershall awarded seven new exploration licenses in Norway

Wintershall has been awarded interest in seven production licenses on the Norwegian Continental Shelf by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

22.12.2015 Sale of selected assets on the Norwegian continental shelf to Tellus Petroleum will not be completed

Following a request from Tellus Petroleum, Wintershall has consented to release the company from its obligations under the Sales and Purchase Agreement announced on June...

30.11.2015 Edvard Grieg field in the Norwegian North Sea begins production

Wintershall strengthens production profile in Norway / Second partner-operated field brought into production in 2015

07.09.2015 Wintershall Awards Rig Contract for Maria Field Development to Odfjell Drilling

Wintershall Awards Rig Contract to Odfjell Drilling for the Deepsea Stavanger drilling unit / Contract value approximately 175 million US Dollar

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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.