Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday it made further progress in a major divestment plan by completing the sale of assets in Gabon and in the North Sea. For $628 million, Shell said it completed the sale of its entire Gabonese oil and gas interests to a company controlled by The Carlyle Group. The transaction includes the sale of all of Shell’s onshore oil and gas interests, which includes nine total fields, and the associated infrastructure, including pipelines and export terminals. Shell last year produced an average 41,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from Gabon. When disclosing the intention of the sale earlier this year, Andy Brown, a director for Shell exploration and production programs, said […]