Shell starts new work in Nigeria’s Niger Delta

24 Aug 2017   Nigeria

The Nigerian subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday that hundreds of thousands of new barrels of product are expected from a project in the Niger Delta. Shell said it started production from the second phase of its Gbaran-Ubie project in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region. The company said 18 wells have been drilled at the site already and a new pipeline connects it to a nearby plant. Peak production is forecast at 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day by 2019, though most of that would be in the form of natural gas. “Today’s announcement is a positive step for Shell’s global gas portfolio,” Andy Brown, Shell’s director of exploration and production, said in a statement . “It […]

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