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Malikai

Shell's latest deep-water project off Malaysia strengthens the country's expertise in unlocking energy from beneath the ocean's depths.

Malampaya gets a lift

Upstream Technology magazine talks to Shell about the latest development phase of the Malampaya gas-to-power project in the Philippines, and its technical and logistical challenges.

Deep water media releases

Shell starts production at Stones in the Gulf of Mexico

Sep 6, 2016

Shell announces today that production has started from the Stones development in the Gulf of Mexico.  Stones is expected to produce around 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) when fully ramped up at the end of 2017.

Shell announces Fort Sumter discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 28, 2016

Shell today announced a new exploration discovery in the deep water U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The initial estimated recoverable resources for the Fort Sumter well are more than 125 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Further appraisal drilling and planned wells in adjacent structures could considerably increase recoverable potential in the vicinity of the Fort Sumter well.

Shell delivers more Brazil deep-water production from Parque das Conchas

Mar 14, 2016

Shell and its joint venture announce the start of oil production from the third phase of the deep-water Parque das Conchas (BC-10) development in Brazil's Campos Basin. Production for this final phase of the project is expected to add up to 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) at peak production, from fields that have already produced more than 100 million barrels since 2009.

Shell takes final investment decision for the Appomattox deep-water development in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 1, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces the final investment decision (FID) to advance the Appomattox deep-water development in the Gulf of Mexico. This decision authorises the construction and installation of Shell’s eighth and largest floating platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The Appomattox development will initially produce from the Appomattox and Vicksburg fields, with average peak production estimated to reach approximately 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day. The platform and the Appomattox and Vicksburg fields will be owned by Shell (79%) and Nexen Petroleum Offshore U.S.A. Inc. (21%), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited.

Shell starts production from second Mars platform in deep water Gulf of Mexico

Feb 4, 2014

Shell today announces it has begun production from the Mars B development through Olympus – the company’s seventh, and largest, floating deep-water platform in the Gulf of Mexico. It is the first deep-water project in the Gulf to expand an existing oil and gas field with significant new infrastructure, which should extend the life of the greater Mars basin to 2050 or beyond. Combined future production from Olympus and the original Mars platform is expected to deliver an estimated resource base of 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe).

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