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.

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