Thu Jul 29 13:07:00 CDT 2004
-- Shell achieves first production from Glider field
Shell Exploration & Production Co. has begun production from its two wells in Glider field in the Gulf of Mexico's Green Canyon Block 248. Glider, the first subsea tieback to the Brutus tension leg platform, lies in 3,400 ft of water, about 165 miles south-southwest of New Orleans. Shell is operator with a 75% interest, and Newfield Exploration holds the balance.