Posts Tagged ‘anglo-dutch’

Shell takes another Schiehallion slice

by on November 14, 2012 9:11 am BST
Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell has signed separate agreements with US independent Murphy Oil that will see it increase its stake in the Schiehallion field, off Scotland, while exiting a number of oil sands leases in Canada.Shell will take Murphy’s 5.9% stake in the Schiehallion field which, lies in blocks 204

Construction of Prelude FLNG begins

by on October 18, 2012 8:47 am BST
Anglo-Dutch supermajor marked the occasion with the cutting of the first steel at Samsung Heavy Industries’ Geoje shipyard in South Korea.“We are cutting 7.6 tonnes of steel for the Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility today, but in total, more than 260,000 tonnes of steel will be fabricated and assembled

Transocean bags $7.6bn deal from Shell

by on September 28, 2012 1:23 pm BST
Swiss-based drilling contractor giant Transocean has scooped a massive drillship deal from Shell for four newbuild ultra-deepwater drillships for an estimated $7.6 billion.The dynamically positioned quartet are being ordered by the Anglo-Dutch supermajor on ten-year contracts, reports of which first emerged earlier this month.Transocean

Shell given initial Beaufort clearance

by on September 20, 2012 6:31 pm BST
Shell is now allowed to drill into shallow, non oil-bearing zones and create a mudline cellar, the US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a statement.“BSEE continues to closely monitor Shell’s ongoing approved preparatory drilling activities in the Chukchi Sea, and today’s approval of limited work