Royal Dutch Shell, through its subsidiary Shell Offshore has announced that production has started at the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system months ahead of schedule, opening a new frontier in the deep-water US Gulf of Mexico.

According to Shell, Appomattox, which currently has an expected production of 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, is the first commercial discovery now brought into production in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico Norphlet formation.

“That Appomat...


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