Stavanger. Wintershall, Germany’s largest internationally active oil and gas producer, has awarded of a major rig contract for the Maria Field to Odfjell Drilling. The contract for the Deepsea Stavanger semi-submersible rig is worth approximately USD 175 million (NOK 1.5 billion) based on 574 budgeted days.
Kassel/Stavanger. Wintershall, a 100% BASF subsidiary, is further optimizing its portfolio by divesting assets in the four non-operated fields Knarr (20%), Veslefrikk (4.5%), Ivar Aasen (6.4615%) and Yme (10%) on the Norwegian continental shelf to Tellus Petroleum AS, a recently acquired 100% subsidiary of Sequa Petroleum N.V.
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About 10 years ago Ronald Laarhoven joined Wintershall Noordzee, where he is now working as a Procurement Manager. What does he especially appreciate at Wintershall? The wealth of opportunities and a good working atmosphere. Get to know Ronald Laarhoven here: bit.ly/1g7WCjl #peopleatwintershall2015-10-08T13:23:46+0200
Oil and Gas meets Jazz? No problem at the Argentina Oil & Gas Expo, that is currently running in Buenos Aires. The Wintershall stand already drew a lot of interest and had a Jazz group perform at the stand for its visitors. You'd like to meet our Argentinian colleagues? Visit them at stand 2C-10! #AOG2015 bit.ly/1Oc2kPx2015-10-07T15:08:26+0200
Next stop Brage platform! The work on an offshore platform involves a special shift system. On our own operated platform Brage in Norway our employees work two weeks at sea and are at home for four weeks. How do they get there? They fly with a helicopter to get home and to the platform!2015-10-06T12:04:45+0200
¡Hola, Buenos Aires! Next week Wintershall will be at the Argentina Oil & Gas Expo. Meet us in Hall 2 at stand 2C-10 from Monday, October 5th, to Thursday 8th. We’re looking forward to your visit! More information on the #AOG2015 here: bit.ly/1Oc2kPx2015-10-02T12:55:24+0200
Finally back outdoors: Geologists and drilling, reservoir and production engineers from Wintershall jointly scrutinised quarries in the Harz region. The rock formations found here on the surface are namely providing them with important information about natural gas deposits at a depth of several thousand of metres. The underground experts also had a competent partner with them: Professor Hilgers and two students from RWTH Aachen University led the excursion. They are currently conducting a geological analysis of the quarries on behalf of Wintershall. #Geology2015-10-02T10:12:41+0200
People at Wintershall: Elavarasan Selvaraj started his career at Wintershall with our SPEAD program. During this two years he worked in Germany, Norway and in the Netherlands at Wintershall Noordzee – where he stayed and is now convinced: “it is the best place to work.” Get to know Elavarasan Selvaraj here: bit.ly/1g7WCjl2015-09-30T12:50:46+0200
Last week numerous students took the chance at the University Day in Stavanger, Norway, to learn about Wintershall. You are interested in oil and gas as well and graduated in engineering or a technical discipline? Read more about our graduate programs SPEAD and START IN online: bit.ly/1yAkIbm2015-09-29T16:53:10+0200
Three Awards: The International Public Relations Association awarded the communication of Wintershall and agency partner “navos – Public Dialogue Consultants” yesterday evening in Johannesburg. The jury of the IPRA Golden World 2015 awarded the prizes amongst other things for a press trip to Siberia in December 2014 organized by Wintershall and Wintershall’s innovative exhibition communication with little red riding hood and a mushroom. Delighted about the award: Anna Bungarten, Communications Manager Russia, Wintershall (on the left).2015-09-29T13:19:52+0200
“Optimising recovery: extending the life of existing fields and re-developing old fields” – that’s one of the four areas on which the 8th Petroleum Geology of Northwest Europe Conference will focus. You are interested? Visit the conference, that is supported by Wintershall, in London from September 28-30! Here you can find more information: bit.ly/1MJPPtc #PetroleumGeology2015-09-28T11:35:50+0200
Relaxed and rested, that’s how we start the new week. Just like these cows next to our pumps and facilities in Northern Germany, that enjoy the blue sky and calmly have their breakfast on this Monday morning. In this spirit: We wish you a relaxed start into the week! #monday2015-09-28T10:07:47+0200
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.