Published on 21 Oct 2014
A Cinematic journey of discovery: A visit to the Brage platform in Norway. Wintershall assumed the operatorship of a producing field in Norway for the first time in October 2013 when it took over the Brage platform. To mark the first anniversary, a film crew visited the platform in the Norwegian North Sea in order to get an exclusive look behind the scenes. Let the film take you on an exciting journey of discovery and get to know a team that jointly pursues a specific goal: namely unlocking the full potential of the Brage field.
Learn more about Brage here: http://bit.ly/1yU1XAU
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 2,000 staff worldwide from 40 nations and is now Germany’s largest crude oil and natural gas producer.
Brage (Norwegian: Bragefeltet) is an offshore oil field in the North Sea located 120 km (75 mi) northwest of the city of Bergen on the western coast of Norway and 13 km (8.1 mi) east of Oseberg Field Center. The field also contains gas. The water depth at the location is 140 metres (460 ft). The field was developed with a fixed integrated production, drilling and accommodation facility The oil from the field is pumped through a pipeline to Oseberg A facility from where it is transported to Sture terminal via Oseberg Transport System. The gas from the field is exported through Statpipe system to Kårstø. It is estimated that Brage may hold up to 20,000,000 barrels (3,200,000 m3) to 25,000,000 barrels (4,000,000 m3) of recoverable oil.