Wintershall focuses on expanding partnerships

• Energy experts in discussion with the Secretary General of OPEC.
• Wintershall CEO Seele: “We need to score against National Oil Companies through technology and operative performance, otherwise Europe will be left behind.”
Berlin. The global energy market is in flux: “We are experiencing a global race for the most important energy raw materials. A race in which former emerging countries such as China and India are now setting the pace,” explained Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Wintershall, at an energy debate hosted by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin. Seele discussed the current economic and political developments on the raw materials markets for crude oil together with OPEC Secretary General Abdullah Salem El-Badri and Ulrich Benterbusch, Director of the Office of Global Energy Policy at the International Energy Agency (IEA). All the participants agreed that oil supplies are secured, as it is a well-supplied market.