Credit Wintershall Dea A question of technology and perseverance Searching, finding, producing and transporting gas and oil is our core business. Here's how it works. Exploration The search for oil and gas Natural gas and crude oil are located deep underground, concealed in rock layers. Wintershall Dea relies on state-of-the-art exploration methods and digital possibilities to find them. Development With attention to detail Backed by a broad portfolio of development projects, Wintershall Dea is working now to be successful tomorrow, leveraging the expertise and know-how of our employees and long-standing partnerships. Transport Gas transportation Pipelines form the heart of Europe’s gas infrastructure. Together with Gazprom and other European partners, Wintershall Dea has helped to create and expand a gas transmission system. Production Success through innovation The production of natural gas and crude oil is our core business. With our many years of experience and innovative methods, we set standards for efficient, safe and environmentally friendly production.