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Wintershall to sell selected assets on the Norwegian continental shelf Focus on own-operated assets / Tellus Petroleum to join Maria Development

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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“Challenging market environment also offers opportunities” New Chairman wants to continue growth / Mario Mehren: Wintershall strategy has proven itself / Russia is and remains an important core region

Paris. The global energy market is changing as never before: the increase in the oil and gas production in the USA has put worldwide prices for oil and gas under pressure and redrawn the energy map. 

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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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18.06.2015 Wintershall to sell selected assets on the Norwegian continental shelf

Focus on own-operated assets / Tellus Petroleum to join Maria Development

02.06.2015 “Challenging market environment also offers opportunities”

New Chairman wants to continue growth / Mario Mehren: Wintershall strategy has proven itself / Russia is and remains an important core region

08.05.2015 Wintershall awards subsea contract for Maria field

Contract value of approximately 300 million US Dollar / Second major Maria execution contract awarded by Wintershall Norge

05.05.2015 Maria field: Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) submitted

Maria field will become Wintershall’s first operated discovery brought to production in Norway / Cost efficient multi-host solution to utilize existing infrastructure in...

19.03.2015 Wintershall with stable income

Fourth year of billion-euro profits in a row / Active portfolio management: expansion of activities in Norway / New production target: 190 million boe in 2018

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Are you as excited as we are? In only a few days, another young expert will receive the Young Vision Award for an outstanding idea in the field of oil and gas research. This year in focus: reducing environmental risks by improving existing technologies in the oil and gas operations. The ceremony will take place September 18, 2015 at the National Mineral Resources University, St. Petersburg. We are looking forward to numerous guests so don’t miss out the ceremony. More information: bit.ly/1N2Qxkf #youngvisionaward

2015-09-02T17:44:37+0200
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Today is the meteorological beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere. While we wait for colorful leaves and lower temperatures our colleagues in Argentina look forward to spring. Here you can learn more about our core region South America: bit.ly/1JJ1l1w

2015-09-01T12:56:16+0200
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Some of us jump out of their bed and go out for a run, others prefer a cup of coffee to start a new week. We like both ways and wonder: What is your Monday morning ritual? #Monday

2015-08-31T10:25:01+0200
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We produce oil and natural gas all over the world – but 50% of the world’s reserves are located in the Middle East, a region with great reserves potential. Wintershall launched its first exploration well here in 2014 for the sour gas and condensate field Shuwaihat in Abu Dhabi. Find more information on the Shuwaihat project and on sour gas on our special site: bit.ly/1BbxlIE

2015-08-28T10:00:58+0200
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Oljebransjen har fortsatt behov for dyktige medarbeidere i framtiden. Malin Norén Eriksen studerer industriell økonomi med spesialisering i boring og prosjektledelse ved Universitetet i Stavanger. Les hva hun tenker om utsiktene i markedet og sommerjobben hos Wintershall.

2015-08-28T09:33:40+0200
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You always wanted to something just because? Today you have the perfect opportunity, because it’s the “Just-because-day”. Do a somersault, wiggle your toes or dance in the rain! We wish you a lot of fun!

2015-08-27T10:20:08+0200
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Jan Gabe van der Weide thinks that geoscientists are a special type of people: They love their jobs and are fueled by a passion for nature and geology. With this passion Jan Gabe van der Weide is exactly in the right place at Wintershall. Get to know him and his job: bit.ly/1g7WCjl

2015-08-26T09:13:03+0200
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After the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Tour des Fjords, one of the biggest events of the cycling season took place this weekend: the annual Tour de Wintershall. Starting at our office in Stavanger to the finish line in Sogndalstrand, in total 18 colleagues participated the 100km tour along the south west coast of Norway. In the end everybody was very proud of having arrived in spite of all challenging hills along the track. Thumbs up for our athletic colleagues in Norway!

2015-08-25T15:59:13+0200
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After busy days travelling through Germany, it is already time to say goodbye. In the last few days, the students had the chance to discover the Wintershall world and to learn about technology “made in Germany”. At Wintershall, we hope that everyone enjoyed the study tour. We wish the students a safe trip back to Abu Dhabi and we are looking forward to welcoming the students from the @Petroleum Institute in the years to come. Ma’a salama مع السلامة! #JourneyOfDiscovery2015

2015-08-21T15:42:45+0200
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"The exploration and production of natural resources is a fairly new development in my country - the Emirate of Abu Dhabi started exporting oil in 1962. Before that, they were fishing for pearls - which was also a very risky activity, just as mining! The visit of the mining museum and World Cultural Heritage site in Rammelsberg was particularly interesting to me. It shows that people can become very creative when it comes to developing the technologies they require to secure their living. When there is a will, there is a way. I believe that we need more of this creative spirit nowadays to promote innovative technologies." Fatma Ahmad Al Suwaidi, 20, studies chemical engineering at the Petroleum Institute. #JourneyOfDiscovery2015

2015-08-20T12:34:28+0200

Oversupply of crude #oil could last longer than expected. #Brent at 48.70$/barrel around noon. t.co/1t6IFPXdnI

2015-09-02T13:45:54+0200

China's giant manufacturing sector contracts at its fastest pace in three years. #Brent currently at 52.70$/Barrel. t.co/1t6IFPXdnI

2015-09-01T13:46:17+0200

After #Brent climbed 10 percent last week, #oil prices fell on Monday. One barrel Brent is now at $48,95. t.co/Q71dbA85h3

2015-08-31T14:06:51+0200

U.S. economy grew faster than expected in the second quarter. The oil market reacted positive. #Brent at $48.25. t.co/F68AT9aW3F

2015-08-28T14:03:16+0200

World stock markets rallied and an unexpected fall in U.S. crude inventories let #oil prices rise. #Brent at $44.89. t.co/d8QYc0UUtj

2015-08-27T13:42:11+0200

#Oil stabilised after China's central bank moved to support the country's economy. #Brent at 43.38/barrel. t.co/1t6IFPXdnI

2015-08-26T12:57:20+0200

European equity markets recovered on Tuesday. #Oil bounced back from heavy losses. #Brent currently at $44.19/barrel. t.co/1t6IFPXdnI

2015-08-25T13:07:00+0200

Commerzbank: "Today's falls are not about #oil market fundamentals. It's all about China". #Brent at $43.73/barrel. t.co/1t6IFPXdnI

2015-08-24T13:25:23+0200

Brent oil was down another 40 cents after settling 54 cents lower on Thursday. #Brent at $46.22/barrel. t.co/TBOEIe7Ljj

2015-08-21T11:51:39+0200

US crude inventories rose to 456.21 mill. barrels. Markets had been expecting a stock draw. #Brent at $46.41/barrel. t.co/1t6IFPXdnI

2015-08-20T12:57:44+0200
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 about 2,500 people from 40 countries. We are a subsidiary of BASF, the largest chemical company in the world.

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