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Deep Water 101
Shell is a major contributor of innovations that continue to shape the deep water oil and gas industry, and we believe that we can produce deep water oil and gas safely, economically, and in responsible and environmentally sound ways. We invite you to learn more about deep water.
How a deep water well is drilled
Drilling wells is one of the most important activities in the process of finding hydrocarbon reservoirs offshore in deep water and producing oil and gas to meet our energy needs. This video explains the basics of how offshore deep water wells are drilled, including explanations and visualization of important components, processes and techniques that drilling rigs use today to safely drill wells.
Shell's Capping Stacks - Ready to Respond
Shell is committed to helping meet the world's needs in a safe and responsible way. As the company explores and develops reserves around the globe, it also invests in technologies that it hopes will never be used. The film outlines the company's capabilities to cap and shut in subsea wells and how such activity would be carried out in case of an emergency.