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.
In partnership with VNG, Wintershall Dea has invested in the British tech developer. 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.