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Wintershall Norge celebrates its 10th birthday Wintershall looks back on a decade in Norway / Colleagues reunited in one building in Stavanger

Wintershall Norge is looking back at ten years of activity in Norway, culminating on 10th October with our colleagues’ first operational day in the new office building in Hinna Park in Stavanger. “Our first operational day is on the tenth day of the tenth month. In our tenth year here in Norway, we think that this is a fitting day to bring us back together again”, said Bernd Schrimpf, Wintershall Norge Managing Director.

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Wintershall sells its Yme share Wintershall Norge has signed a sales agreement with the Norwegian oil company OKEA to sell its 10% share in the Yme licence on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).

Following the transaction, the equity ownership in PL 316 licence is: Repsol Norge AS (operator) 60%, LOTOS E&P Norge AS 20%, Kufpec Norway AS 10%, OKEA 10%.The Yme licence PL 316 lies in the south eastern part of the North Sea.

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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.