Watch the Pioneers of the Gulf of Mexico | 40 Years of Deep Water

Shell marks 40 years in deep water and the Gulf of Mexico is where it all started. In 1978, Shell installed the Cognac platform in the Gulf of Mexico, representing the beginning of modern day deep-water operations.

Watch the Pioneers of the Gulf of Mexico | 40 Years of Deep Water

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About Shell Deep Water in the Gulf of Mexico

Shell is a leading deep water oil and gas producer in the Gulf of Mexico.

Shell’s Deep Water Portfolio in the Gulf of Mexico

In the Gulf of Mexico, Shell currently operates a number of different types of platforms and systems.

Deep Water 101

Shell is a major contributor of innovations that continue to shape the deep water oil and gas industry

Sustainable Development in Deep Water Gulf of Mexico

We need to produce enough energy to keep our economy growing and sustain our daily lives.

Deep Water Gulf of Mexico Hurricane and Storm Preparedness

Deep Water Gulf of Mexico Hurricane and Storm Preparedness.

Contact Deep Water

Wherever Shell operates, we do so with a clear business objective, but we also have two other goals – to protect the environment and to create a positive presence in the community.

News and Events Archive

Read articles and features about Shell Deep Water in the Gulf of Mexico.

Appomattox

Appomattox, a deep-water oil and gas development that will be Shell’s largest floating platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Appomattox Deep-Water Project

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Cardamom Deep-Water Project

Shell's use of the latest deep-water seismic technology led to the discovery of the Cardamom.

Stones Deep-Water Project

Shell safely started production from its next-generation deepwater oil and gas project called Stones.

Mars B/Olympus Deep-Water Project

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.