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Wintershall oil and gas exploration summary



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Wintershall s growth strategy over the last decade has been based on a mixture of organic growth along with targeted acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Its core E&P areas are now the North Sea (primarily Norway but also the Netherlands and Denmark) and Russia with North Africa (Libya) and South America (primarily Argentina) also within its portfolio. Its focus has been on increasing production in its traditional core areas as well as developing new natural gas reserves in the UAE. Historically Libya and Argentina have provided the largest source of production for the company having operated in both for over 35 years. In more recent years Norway and Russia have emerged as new core areas of production.

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Strategy
  • Investment and costs
  • Exploration
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Valuation

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  • Basins drilled and all conventional & unconventional discoveries 2006-2015
  • Exploration & appraisal spend and reinvestment
  • Exploration & appraisal spend by water depth
  • Exploration & appraisal spend by basin maturity
  • Discovery costs by water depth
  • Volumes discovered by year
  • Volumes discovered by water depth
  • Volumes discovered by country
  • Volumes discovered by basin
  • Production from new field discoveries, organic unconventionals and as a proportion of all future production
  • Net active exploration acreage by water depth
  • Net active exploration acreage by country
  • Exploration wells drilled and spend per well
  • Exploration success rates
  • Full cycle value creation by year
  • Exploration returns by year
  • Costs and development value by resource category
  • Returns by water depth


  • Ten year performance summary
  • Top 40 discoveries (2006 to 2015)
  • Full-cycle economics
  • SWOT Grid
  • Gross conventional exploration & appraisal wells by basin and sector

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