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Wintershall Holding GmbH

Identification number in the register: 75729476306-17
Registration date: 26/07/2011 17:24:19

The information on this entity was last modified on: 05/09/2014 18:37:48
The date of the last annual update was: 01/07/2014 11:39:20

This entry follows the format of the previous Register. It will be changed to the new format when the entity makes the next update.
Next update due latest on: 27/04/2015

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Wintershall Holding GmbH


    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Friedrich-Ebert-Straße, 160
Kassel 34119

(+49) 561 301 0

(+49) 561 301 1702

EU Liaison Office Brussels
Rue Marie de Bourgogne 58
B-1000 Brussels
Tel. +32 2 7400 369
Fax +32 2 7400 359

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Rainer Seele

Chairman of the Board of Directors

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Markus Zeise

Head of European Affairs

    Goals / remit

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 over 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 2,500 staff worldwide from 40 nations and is now Germany’s largest crude oil and natural gas producer. With the natural gas trading and transport subsidiaries it operates together with Russia’s Gazprom, the BASF subsidiary is also an important gas supplier on the German and European market.

  • European
  • global
  • national
  • regional/local


Wintershall monitors and participates particularly in activities related to the following subjects:
European Energy Policy
European Environmental Policy
European Climate Policy
External Realtions regarding energy

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above


    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Tatiana Krylova 09/09/2014 05/09/2015
Markus Zeise 09/09/2014 05/09/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks

    Membership and affiliation

Wintershall is, among others, member of OGP and BDEW.

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

478,000 €

0 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.