Shell Sets Off On Landmark Ultra-Deepwater Gulf Project

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 5:06 PM EDT) -- Royal Dutch Shell Plc on Wednesday said it will begin construction in the Gulf of Mexico on what proposes to become the deepest oil and gas production facility in the world, hot on the heels of another venture in the same area.

Making a final investment decision on the project, Shell will begin working on the floating production, storage and offloading, or FPSO, infrastructure for a project 200 miles from New Orleans that has been dubbed Stones, the company said. Financial details of the project were...
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