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Cuxhaven, 19.07.2019

Wintershall Dea CEO Mario Mehren visits Mittelplate

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Cuxhaven, 01.07.2019

New Mittelplate tank storage facility and hammer mill inaugurated

The new Mittelplate tank storage facility at Lübbertkai in Cuxhaven was officially opened end of June.

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Cuxhaven, 18.06.2019

Wintershall Dea opens new passenger terminal

Today Mario Mehren, CEO of the company Wintershall Dea, officially inaugurated the new passenger clearance terminal in the ferry port of Cuxhaven for persons travelling to and from the Mittelplate drilling and production island.

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16.10.2018

Delegation of Schleswig-Holstein CDU party group visits Mittelplate island

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Friedrichskoog, 27.10.2017

forsa survey: high approval ratings for crude oil production off the west coast of Schleswig-Holstein

0 years’ incident-free production from Mittelplate, Germany’s biggest crude oil reservoir. And the drilling and production island is intended to make a key contribution to a secure energy supply in future, too.

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Hamburg, 08.09.2017

Environmentally compatible oil production - Mittelplate on arte

The environmentally friendly oil production on the Mittelplate as a topic for the German-French TV channel arte.

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Friedrichskoog, 28.08.2017

Immense run on DEA in Friedrichskoog - 30 years’ safe oil extraction on Mittelplate Island

On August 26, approximately 1,000 visitors attended the open house day at the Dieksand Land Station. For 30 years now, DEA in Friedrichskoog has been coordinating the safe oil production from the Mittelplate, the largest German oil deposit. The occasion was the 30th anniversary of the Drilling and Production island just a few kilometers off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein.

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Friedrichskoog, 14.08.2017

Open house day in Friedrichskoog - 30 years of safe oil production on the Mittelplate

30 years’ safe and environmentally compatible crude oil production from Mittelplate, Germany’s largest oil field: to celebrate this event, the Land Station of DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG in Friedrichskoog plans to open its doors to the public on Saturday, 26 August 2017. From 10:00h to 18:00h, visitors can embark on a voyage of discovery into the world of domestic crude oil and can look forward to a rich programme of information and entertainment.

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Friedrichskoog, 22.09.2015

Mittelplate lecture series – last lecture on 29 October 2015

We will finish our Mittelplate series of presentations for the year 2015 with our last event "Mittelplate - Safe oil production in the Wadden Sea for more than 17 years" on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 6 pm at our Mittelplate Info Point.

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Friedrichskoog, 05.08.2015

Record-breaking well produces Mittelplate oil

Germany’s most productive source of crude oil, located off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein, continues to be developed using the latest technologies. The recently completed dual-lateral well A26 consists of a main well reaching a length of 6,100 metres, and a deviating branch extending 5,500 metres.

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