Shell Expands GofM Portfolio

Press Release
Thursday, March 21, 2013
GofM Drilling: Photo credit Shell

Shell was a high bidder on 38 Gulf of Mexico blocks at the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Lease Sale 227.

Shell continues to build upon a strong position in the Central Gulf of Mexico, bidding on a total of 43 blocks and exposed approximately $166 million. 

Shell was the apparent high bidder on 38 blocks, with those bids totaling approximately $ 140-million.
The results strengthen Shell’s existing portfolio, which includes significant progress on the Mars-B development project with the arrival of the Olympus Tension Leg Platform.

Shell is also in the concept selection phase for the Appomattox and Vito discoveries.


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