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Not a gentle day trip to the documenta: By motorbike from Siberia to the colleagues to Kassel Bikers from Novy Urengoy travelling almost 12,000 kilometers in six weeks / “Baba Lena”: Russian gas workers taking 90-year-old Instagram star to art exhibition by pillion

Kassel. “They're shivering – so that we don’t freeze!” was the headline in a wintertime edition of a German Sunday newspaper. It was printed in thick letters above a large photo that showed a German and a Russian employee from our Achimgaz joint venture – working together in the snow and ice at a drilling rig in Siberia.

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Trump effect? Germans would prefer to have natural gas from Russia than liquid gas from the USA forsa survey: Germans very clearly against expanding the US sanctions against Russia

Berlin. A clear majority of German citizens reject the USA’s planned expansion of its economic sanctions against Russia. Whereas half the Germans surveyed support a further diversification of the natural gas provision, only 6 percent want more imports of American liquefied natural gas.

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Wintershall in Russia

Today, Wintershall’s engagement in Russia ranges from the exploration and production of natural gas in western Siberia and oil in southern Russia to infrastructure projects such as the Nord Stream pipeline in the Baltic Sea.

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Wintershall – active worldwide Operations on four continents

Wintershall is an international active oil and gas company with operations in four continents. We look back on 120 years of drilling experience. For more than 85 years, we have been actively involved in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The company employs about 2,000 people from 50 countries. We are a subsidiary of BASF, the largest chemical company in the world.