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Our core business - supplying energy to Europe.
Technical expertise and innovative ideas - a formula for success.
We have been producing crude oil and natural gas around the world for over 80 years.
Follow us on a journey into the history of oil and gas.
Four Board members, about 2,000 employees - one company.
Wintershall - our equity investments around the world.
State-of-the-art technology - on land and at sea.
Analysis of existing data - the basis for any exploration.
Discovering new sources - using state-of-the-art 3D seismic technology.

Valuable fossil fuels

Crude oil, natural gas and gas condensate are the most important fuels in the world
Jointly researching innovative production methods.
The drill bit - tool for the exploration of deposits.
We carry responsibility - for health, people, and the environment.
We commit to culture, society, and partners.
Protection of the natural environment - the basis of any production activity.
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Visionaries wanted - experts for exploration and production.
From administration to finance - unlock your full potential with us.

Our core regions

We take you on a discovery tour of Wintershall's world of exploration and production.
Hydrocarbons will continue to make an important contribution to securing the energy supply in Germany in the next few decades – as an energy source and as a natural resource for industry.


Oil and Gas

With our talented workforce of about 2,000 employees, we are able to explore and produce oil and gas around the globe. Our exploration and production activities span from Europe to the North Sea, the North African desert, into Russia's permafrost regions, and into the South American steppe. Our goal is simple: to discover new resources and turn them into new energy.
Crude oil is still the most important natural resource 
of the industrialized nations. Our objective: supplying Europe with energy.
Natural gas plays a crucial role in securing our energy supply: it is safe, flexible, available and climate-friendly.
The future of the energy supply lies in renewable energies. But crude oil and natural gas will continue to play a dominant role in the energy supply for decades to come.
Do you have the vision to be a leader in our industry? If so, we are looking for geologists, engineers, and business graduates. 
Our expertise in exploration and production and our desire to strive for new innovative methods will guarantee our success in the future.