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Company nameWintershall Holding AG
Company typePublic
HeadquartersKassel, Germany
Key peopleDr. Rainer Seele
Net income2.4 billion (2005)
Employees~1.700 (2005)

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Wintershall AG is the largest crude oil and natural gas producer in Germany. The company is based in Kassel, Germany. Wintershall is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF, based in Ludwigshafen. The name Wintershall is derived from the surname of the enterprise co-founder Carl Julius Winter and the celtic word for salt (hall) together.

The company made a profit of 2.4 billion euro in 2005. In 2005, the company had 1,700 employees worldwide. The Chairman of the board of Executive Directors is Dr. Rainer Seele.

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