Wintershall pulls out of Qatar

Wintershall has decided to cease activities in Qatar and will relinquish offshore block 4 North near the North field.

Offshore staff

DOHA, Qatar – Wintershall has decided to cease activities in Qatar and will relinquish offshore block 4 North near the North field.

In 2013, the companydiscovered gas in the offshore Al Radeef accumulation.

“During the development planning, it was always clear to us and our partners that an economic development of the discovery, including the processing of the gas, would only be possible if we have access to local infrastructure. This access was not granted,” said Martin Bachmann, responsible for exploration and production in Europe and the Middle East.

05/20/2015

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