Shell's Appomattox project remains on track
Sep 26, 2017
Shell’s Appomattox hull is more than half way to the United States, and the project remains on track to achieve first oil by the end of the decade. Despite the personal impacts Hurricane Harvey created for staff and contractors located at Ingleside, Texas, where the topsides were built, these men and women stand ready to put the last pieces of this sizeable puzzle together.
The Appomattox project is more than 65% complete. Assembly of this structure involved teams around the globe working together to ensure the topsides and the hull fit together like a glove. When the Appomattox hull arrives at Ingleside, construction of the massive host will be begin.
Take a look at the Appomattox hull as it prepares to set sail on its long and impressive journey halfway around the world: (Appomattox Hull Sail Away video)
Appomattox will add approximately 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (Shell share) when it reaches peak production, with a break-even price below $50 per barrel. Learn more about the Appomattox project here.
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