The Appomattox deep-water project is Shell’s largest floating platform in the US Gulf of Mexico. It is on track to produce first oil by the end of the decade.
From the world's largest integrated, export oriented oil and gas project to helping to meet Asia's demand for petrochemicals. Take a look inside some of our major projects to see how human ingenuity pushes technical boundaries to safely and efficiently deliver energy helping to meet rising global demand.
Major projects moving ahead
In January 2018 Shell took the final investment decision to redevelop the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea.
Shell is currently constructing the Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, a major plant that will process ethane from shale gas.
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
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.
Shell has developed the Cardamom field in the US Gulf of Mexico to produce oil and gas for the nearby Auger production hub.
Shell’s Kaikias is a deep-water oil and gas project in the US Gulf of Mexico that uses a sub-sea tieback design.
Shell’s Malampaya gas-to-power project off the coast of Palawan signalled the birth of the natural gas industry in the Philippines.
Shell's latest deep-water project off Malaysia strengthens the country's expertise in unlocking energy from beneath the ocean's depths.
Shell’s Mars B development is the first deep-water project in the US Gulf of Mexico to expand an existing offshore oil and gas field by adding new infrastructure.
The Nanhai Petrochemicals Complex in China has supplied ethylene and propylene derivative products to the Chinese market since 2006.
Natural gas from Shell’s deep-water Ormen Lange project off the coast of Norway meets around 20% of the UK’s gas needs.
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 is the world’s largest gas-to-liquids plant, producing cleaner-burning transport fuel and other valuable liquid products.
Perdido is the world’s deepest spar, and the second-deepest oil and gas production hub.
Shell has developed a revolutionary floating liquefied natural gas facility, Prelude, to access offshore gas fields otherwise too costly or difficult to develop.
Qatargas 4 is Shell's first entry into Qatar's liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector.
Sakhalin-2 is one of the world’s largest integrated, export-oriented oil and gas projects, as well as Russia’s first offshore gas project.
Shell Eastern Petrochemicals Complex in Singapore is Shell’s largest integrated refinery and petrochemical complex.
Shell’s Geismar facility in the USA produces high quality chemicals that form the basis of many everyday objects.
Stones, in the US Gulf of Mexico, is the world’s deepest oil and gas project, operating in around 2,900 metres of water.