In September 2016, Shell started production at Stones in the US Gulf of Mexico. Learn how innovation brought it to life.
Stones: Where Ingenuity and Innovation Intersect
The Stones field, located 200 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, is ultra deepwater discovery that’s spurred unprecedented innovation. In September 2016, the world’s deepest oil and gas project began producing through subsea infrastructure beneath 9,500 feet of water.
More about Deep Water in the Gulf of Mexico
Shell is a top deep-water oil and gas producer in the Gulf of Mexico. Our focus is always on safe, responsible and innovative deep water operations.
Construction is underway for Stones, an ultra deep water oil and gas development that will host the deepest production facility in the world.