New Managing Director for WINGAS

Dr. Ludwig Möhring is responsible for Sales from 1 April 2010

Kassel. WINGAS has strengthened its natural gas sales segment with the appointment of Dr. Ludwig Möhring as Managing Director with responsibility for Sales at WINGAS as of April 2010. Möhring was previously General Manager at Shell Energy Europe, where he held various portfolios from December 2004 including sales to wholesale and I&C customers in Western Europe.

Dr. Ludwig Möhring has been working in the energy sector since 1992. Möhring (48) started with BEB Erdgas and Erdöl GmbH in Hannover and moved to Shell Gas and Power in London at the beginning of 2000.

In addition to WINGAS Chairman Dr. Gerhard König, the executive management team is thus made up of Dr. Ludwig Möhring (Sales), ArtourChakhdinarov (Procurement and Storage) and Gennady Ryndin (Finance). WINGAS GmbH & Co KG is a joint venture of the wholly owned BASF subsidiary Wintershall and the world’s largest producer of natural gas, OAO Gazprom.

European energy provider WINGAS GmbH & Co. KG is active in natural gas trading and distribution in Germany, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Austria, the Czech Republic and Denmark. Its customers include municipal utilities, regional gas suppliers, industrial firms and power plants. Since 1990 WINGAS has invested more than 3 billion Euros in the development of a natural gas transport and storage infrastructure. WINGAS TRANSPORT pipeline network, which is over 2,000 kilometers long, connects the major gas reserves in Siberia and in the North Sea to the growing markets in Western Europe. In Rehden in North Germany, WINGAS has the largest natural gas storage facility in Western Europe – with a working gas volume of over four billion cubic meters, and the company also participates in Central Europe's second largest storage facility in Haidach, Austria. Additional natural gas storage facilities are currently being built in Great Britain and Germany in order to secure the supply of natural gas in Europe.

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34117 Kassel
Phone: +49 (0) 561 99858-0
E-mail: presse[at]wingas.de