Offshore Installation Manager at North Sea offshore platform

Shell is the apparent high bidder on 19 blocks totaling approximately $25 million during today’s US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Lease Sale 249.

As part of the lease sale, Shell acquired blocks AC336, AC337, AC381, KC214, and KC 215.

Growth in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico for Shell includes the Mars B (Shell 71.5%) development, which continues to ramp up production; the Stones (Shell 100%) development; and Shell’s Appomattox project that is currently in the execute phase (Shell 79%, operator and Nexen 21%), contributing to more than a billion barrels of resource for Shell in the last decade.

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