Shell on the comeback trail in Trinidad

Shell has set out its targets for Trinidad and Tobago's Starfish field – part of the gas-rich East Coast Marine Area Shell has set out its targets for Trinidad and Tobago's Starfish field – part of the gas-rich East Coast Marine Area.
By Chris Noon 17 May 2018 0 30897
The Dolphin platform in Trinidad The Dolphin platform in Trinidad. (Shell)

Shell has said it is seeking to boost gas output from the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA) – a gas-rich region off the east coast of Trinidad and Tobago – to 5.7 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) by 2019. The project could increase the supermajor’s output in the country by around 35% if it proves successful. 

Shell, which is redeveloping the ECMA, announced first gas from an infill drilling programme in the area’s Starfish field earlier this week. 

“Shell’s Starfish development is part of a wider...

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