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MarketWatch: Shell Seajack Pipeline Begins Service in Gulf of Mexico

Last Update: 11:40 AM ET Nov 8, 2006

HOUSTON, Nov 08, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — On October 22, 2006 Shell Pipeline Company LP put into service the Seajack Pipeline, a 9.5 mile 20-inch diameter pipeline that connects the end of the Caesar Oil Pipeline to the Amberjack Pipeline System in the Gulf of Mexico.

“This connection provides additional market flexibility for Caesar shippers and also provides improved flow assurance for Caesar-connected production,” said Mark Hurley, President of Shell Pipeline Company LP. “It will be a great addition to our extensive pipeline network in the Gulf of Mexico.”

Seajack has a capacity of 180,000 barrels per day. Costs of the construction project were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Shell Pipeline Company LP has been in the pipeline transportation business for over 80 years and currently operates in several states, transporting over two billion barrels of crude oil and refined products annually. Shell Pipeline Company LP is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell Oil Products US, a unit of Shell Oil Company. For more information, please visit

Shell Oil Company, including its consolidated companies and its share in equity companies, is one of America’s leading oil and natural gas producers, natural gas marketers, gasoline marketers and petrochemical manufacturers. Shell, a leading oil and gas producer in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, is a recognized pioneer in oil and gas exploration and production technology. Shell Oil Company is an affiliate of the Shell Group, a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, employing approximately 109,000 people and operating in more than 140 countries and territories.

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This announcement contains forward-looking statements, that are subject to risk factors associated with the oil, gas, power, chemicals and renewables business. It is believed that the expectations reflected in these statements are reasonable, but may be affected by a variety of variables which could cause actual results, trends or reserves replacement to differ materially, including, but not limited to: price fluctuations, actual demand, currency fluctuations, drilling and production results, reserve estimates, loss of market, industry competition, environmental risks, physical risks, risks associated with the identification of suitable potential acquisition properties and targets and the successful negotiation and consummation of transactions, the risk of doing business in developing countries, legislative, fiscal and regulatory developments including potential litigation and regulatory effects arising from recategorisation of reserves, economic and financial market conditions in various countries and regions, political risks, project delay or advancement, approvals and cost estimates.

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SOURCE Shell Pipeline Company LP

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