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Wintershall new website online

"Explore Wintershall": Discover oil and gas with interactive website / Corporate media channels with fast and direct information

(PresseBox) (Kassel, ) Do crude oil and natural gas still have a future? Can crude oil be extracted more effectively with mushrooms? Anyone interested in finding out more about the issues of major future importance as well as the fields of business of Wintershall can now do so on the new Wintershall Internet site. Germany's largest crude oil and natural gas producer presents its new multimedia website with brand new features at

As well as background information on the world of oil and gas and expert interviews, Internet users can now enjoy photo galleries, animations and an extensive online media library. All the Wintershall locations are shown on an illustrative world map. A quick and intuitive short menu in the categories bar guides visitors directly to the page contents. One of the highlights is the special section on the future perspectives of crude oil and natural gas and on the current research project schizophyllan, which demonstrates the company's innovativeness and technological competence.

Wintershall also offers a new information service in the central press section for journalists and anyone else interested: as well as the latest press releases, all the social media information on the company's activities as well as oil and gas in general are all clearly listed together. "With this addition to the classic press section we are responding to the sharp rise in the use of social media. With our social media channels we are also offering our target groups an interactive platform with daily updates," press spokesman Stefan Leunig explained. Wintershall has been represented on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube with company profiles since November 2010.

The career section of the company website has been revamped too: In the 'People at Wintershall' section employees themselves explain what they find fascinating about their jobs. Applicants can now find out about the fields of work that interest them and gain first-hand insight into the exciting world of work at Wintershall: former graduates of the trainee programs SPEAD and FAST share their personal experiences.

"Wintershall is diverse and exciting, as an innovative technology company, a competent partner in the oil and gas business, and an attractive employer. With the new website we now have a platform which offers our many target groups fascinating information and invites them to explore the world Wintershall," project manager Leunig explained. The new website of Wintershall, which focuses primarily on interactive features and information, was developed together with the Hamburg online agency Paints Multimedia GmbH.

Wintershall Holding GmbH

Wintershall Holding GmbH, based in Kassel, Germany, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF in Ludwigshafen. The company has been active in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas for 80 years. Wintershall focuses on selected core regions, where the company has built up a high level of regional and technological expertise. These are Europe, North Africa, South America, as well as Russia and the Caspian Sea region. In addition, these operations are complemented by the company's growing exploration activities in the Arabian Gulf. Today, the company employs more than 2,000 staff worldwide from 35 nations and is Germany's largest crude oil and natural gas producer. With the subsidiaries it operates together with Russia's Gazprom, WINGAS and WINGAS TRANSPORT, the BASF subsidiary is also an important gas supplier on the German and European market.

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