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Prelude FLNG

In June 2018 Prelude introduced gas onboard. This means equipment aboard the floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility can now switch to run on gas rather than diesel. Once fully operational, Prelude FLNG will deliver LNG to Shell’s customers around the world.

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Appomattox

In May 2018 Shell’s Appomattox platform left Ingleside, Texas, USA for its final location in the Gulf of Mexico. The project is on track for first oil by the end of the decade. Average peak production is estimated to reach approximately 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.

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Vito

Vito

In April 2018 Shell took the final investment decision to develop the Vito deep-water project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Vito will be Shell’s 11th deep-water project in the area. Average peak production is estimated to reach approximately 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day.

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Malikai

Shell’s second deep-water project in Malaysia started oil production in December 2016. It features the country’s first tension leg platform, a floating oil production facility moored to the seabed 500 metres underwater. 

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Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex

Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex

Shell took the final investment decision in June 2016 to move ahead with a petrochemicals complex, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Major projects moving ahead

Appomattox

The Appomattox deep-water project is our largest floating platform in the Gulf of Mexico. It is on track to produce first oil by the end of the decade.

Kaikias

We are currently developing Kaikias, a deep-water oil and gas project in the US Gulf of Mexico that will use a sub-sea tieback design.

Penguins

In January 2018 Shell took the final investment decision to redevelop the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea.

Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex

We have taken the final investment decision to move ahead with the US Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, a major plant that will process ethane from shale gas.

Prelude FLNG

We’ve developed a revolutionary floating LNG technology to access offshore gas fields otherwise too costly or difficult to develop.

Vito

In April 2018 Shell took the final investment decision to develop the Vito deep-water project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Vito will be Shell’s 11th deep-water project in the area.

Major projects on-stream

Bonga North West

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Ltd (SNEPCo) produces oil from the Bonga North West field in water depths of more than 1,000 metres, adding production to the existing Bonga facility.

Cardamom

Shell has developed the Cardamom oil and gas field in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Gumusut-Kakap

Our first deep-water project in Malaysia uses Shell’s advanced technology to safely produce and pipe oil from the Gumusut-Kakap field.

Malampaya Phases 2 & 3

The Malampaya deep-water gas-to-power project signalled the birth of the natural gas industry in the Philippines.

Malikai

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

Mars B

Mars B tension leg platform (TLP), deep-water oil field in the Gulf of Mexico

Ormen Lange

Natural gas from the deep-water Ormen Lange project off Norway’s coast meets around 20% of the UK’s gas needs.

Parque das Conchas

The Parque das Conchas fields lie in ultra-deep water off Brazil. Several technology firsts have helped to bring the fields on-stream.

Pearl GTL

Producing cleaner-burning transport fuel and other valuable liquid products from the world’s largest gas-to-liquids plant, Pearl GTL.

Perdido

Perdido is the world’s deepest spar, and the second-deepest oil and gas production hub. 

Qatargas 4

Qatargas 4 is Shell's first entry into Qatar's liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector.

Sakhalin-2

One of the world's largest integrated, export-oriented oil and gas projects.

Stones

Stones, in the US Gulf of Mexico, is the world’s deepest oil and gas project, operating in around 2,900 metres of water.