Wintershall Dea Technology Ventures GmbH Invest in the future
We are the venture capital arm of Wintershall Dea, responsible for integrating innovative concepts and technologies to our core business.
Who we are
Wintershall Dea Technology Ventures GmbH, as a subsidiary of Europe’s leading independent natural gas and crude oil company will make strategic driven investments in break-through technologies and business innovations along the value-chain of our industry.
How we invest
With our activities we target to create value for our operations through cost reduction, increased recovery of hydrocarbons, reduction of environmental footprint or reduction of subsurface uncertainty. Additionally, we are looking for highly disruptive technologies and innovative business models that could be of interest for us especially regarding future business opportunities.
Together with Sumitomo Corporation and Equinor Ventures, Wintershall Dea has invested in the Norwegian AI software developer. Being a pioneer in the development of geoscientific software for the gas and oil sector, Earth Science Analytics offers data-driven decision support based on artificial intelligence. The result: increased profitability in oil and gas production.
Through an innovative plasma process, HiiROC provides economical and clean production of hydrogen. The HiiROC technology offers convincing cost-effectiveness, no greenhouse gas emissions, flexible applicability and efficiency. With its green solution, the British tech company aims to contribute to a faster market ramp-up of hydrogen.
Soiltech is an industry leading cleantech service provider specializing in treating, recycling and to responsibly handle contaminated water and solid industrial waste streams. The company's waste management services also include slop treatment, drill cuttings handling and treatment, swarf removal as well as tank and pit cleaning.
AMBARtec develops container-based storage and transport solutions for hydrogen based on the reduction and oxidation of iron. Compared to common current hydrogen storage technologies like pressure storage or liquefaction, AMBARtec’s HyCS technology offers numerous advantages: Highest storage density, Low energy consumption, cost efficiency and sustainability of the raw material.
Key decisions for reservoir management require reliable downhole production data. Wellstarter has developed an innovative solution, offering cost effective and real time wireless downhole flow monitoring. The Heatwave Inflow Profile log (HIPlog) technology enables optimized reservoir management, fundamental in order to optimize field recovery.