INSIDE Perdido

Living on a platform

Far out in the US Gulf of Mexico, the Perdido oil and gas hub is a temporary home for the people who keep production and drilling operations going safely.

Encounters with deep-sea creatures

As Shell technicians work at extreme depths to recover oil and gas, their encounters with squids and sharks are helping to increase understanding about deep-sea marine life.

Meet people from the project

Meet the people working on the world’s deepest offshore oil drilling and production platform.

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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.

Deep water

Shell has a long history of developing energy projects using its knowledge, experience and proven deep-water technologies to unlock new resources safely and efficiently. Read more about Shell’s deep-water work around the world.