Shell to repair damaged portions at Enchilada platform, re-deploy personnel

14 Nov 2017   Offshore

Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it was in the process of developing a plan for repairing the damaged parts at its Enchilada platform and re-deploying personnel following its shutdown after a fire last week. Staff members work at the booth of Royal Dutch Shell at Gastech, the world’s biggest expo for the gas industry, in Chiba, Japan, April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai “On Saturday November 11, an assessment team confirmed isolation of the platform from the 30-inch gas export pipeline and no presence of uncontained hydrocarbons,” a Shell spokesperson said. The company has no timeline to resume normal operations at the platform, Shell added. On Nov. 8 the oil major had shut down its Enchilada platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico after a fire that caused injuries to two people. Shell said it did not observe any signs of oil on the water associated with this […]

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