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Hess shuts Gulf of Mexico assets after Enchilada fire

Reuters Staff November 13, 2017

(Reuters) – U.S. oil and gas producer Hess Corp said on Monday it had halted production at its Baldpate, Conger and Penn State fields due to a fire at Royal Dutch Shell’s Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Last week, Shell shut its Enchilada platform after a fire caused injuries to two people.

Production is also shut in at the Shell-operated Llano field, where Hess has a 50 percent stake, Hess said. The fields produce about 30,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. read more

Hess Issues Statement on Impact from Incident at Shell Enchilada Platform in Gulf of Mexico

November 13, 2017 07:31 AM Eastern Standard Time

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) released a statement today about the impact on its operations resulting from a fire at the Shell Enchilada platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Shell advised in a statement on Nov. 12 that a plan for repairing the damaged portions of the asset is being developed. All production coming into the Garden Banks Gas Pipeline system also remains shut in until further notice.

Hess production is shut in at its Baldpate, Conger and Penn State Fields. Production is also shut in at the Shell-operated Llano Field (Hess 50 percent interest). Hess production at these fields is approximately 30 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day. read more

Shell to Increase Participation in the Beryl Area Fields in the North Sea

Published October 25, 2012

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, October 25, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ —

Shell announced today the signing of an agreement with Hess Corporation to acquire its interests in the Beryl area fields and the Scottish Area Gas Evacuation System (“SAGE”), for US$ 525 million.

he Beryl Area includes 12 fields located on the UK Continental Shelf. The fields are operated by Apache and with the acquisition Shell’s interest in the different fields will increase by a range of between 9-65% depending on the field. read more

FORMER SHELL EXEC GREG HILL NAMED PRESIDENT OF HESS CORPORATION WORLDWIDE EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION

Hill, 47, joins Hess from Shell, where he has been Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific E&P, encompassing Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, the Philippines, China, Australia and New Zealand. He held numerous leadership positions during his 25-year career at Shell that included responsibilities for onshore production in parts of the United States and offshore production in Europe.

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