Shell announces large deep-water discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Shell announces large deep-water discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Shell Offshore Inc. (“Shell”) today announced one of its largest U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration finds in the past decade from the Whale deep-water well. The well encountered more than 1,400 net feet (427 meters) of oil bearing pay. Evaluation of the discovery is ongoing, and appraisal drilling is underway to further delineate the discovery and define development options.

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Shell announces large deep-water discovery in Gulf of Mexico

Shell Offshore Inc. (“Shell”) today announced one of its largest U.S. Gulf of Mexico exploration finds in the past decade from the Whale deep-water well. The well encountered more than 1,400 net feet (427 meters) of oil bearing pay. Evaluation of the discovery is ongoing, and appraisal drilling is underway to further delineate the discovery and define development options.

It’s Shredding Time

For Shell Puget Sound Refinery Operator Dan Donnelly, snowboarding is a way of life. While he no longer ‘shreds’ every day as a professional snowboarder, his experiences in the backcountry gave him a deep appreciation for safety and what it truly means to have someone’s back.

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11/9 Update on Garden Banks 128 Incident

Shell and United States Coast Guard (USCG) vessels continue to monitor Shell’s Enchilada platform. Planning is underway to determine when it will be safe to perform a detailed inspection of the asset. Verification that no additional hydrocarbons are escaping from or are trapped in the pipeline will be performed prior to personnel boarding the platform.

Update to Garden Banks 128 Incident

On Wednesday, November 08, 2017, there was an operational incident at the Shell Enchilada platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. All 46 personnel working at the Enchilada facility were safely evacuated. Two Shell employees were injured. Both have been treated and released from the hospital.

Shell Gives Operator ‘Life-Changing Opportunity’

Alyssa Willis says receiving a job offer from Shell’s Puget Sound Refinery was a dream come true. When she was 16 years old, she took her first steps toward entering the oil and gas industry – fast forward two years and thousands of hours of training later, and she’s learning the ropes as the only female operator on Shell’s Alky/Poly unit.

Shell Operator Fosters Hope

For Shell Puget Sound Refinery Operator Josh Wedin, fostering a passion for LEGO design and opening his home – and his heart – to numerous foster children go hand in hand.

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