Shell platform fire forces Hess to shut in three GoM fields

Hess Corp. has reported on the impact on its operations resulting from a recent fire at Shell's Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Offshore staff

NEW YORKHess Corp. has reported on the impact on its operations resulting from a recent fire at the Shell Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Production is shut in at the Hess-operated Baldpate, Conger, and Penn State fields. Production is also shut in at the Shell-operated Llano field (Hess 50% interest). Hess production at these fields is about 30,000 boe/d.

Shell has reported that a plan for repairing the damaged portions of the asset is being developed. There is no timeline to resume normal operations.

All production coming into the Garden Banks Gas Pipeline system also remains shut in until further notice.

11/13/2017

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