August 2015 | Volume 67, Number 8


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Photo courtesy of Shell.
The Olympus platform has 24 drilling slots and a self-contained drilling rig. The platform is Shell's first deepwater facility in the US Gulf of Mexico to expand production on an existing oil and gas field. Olympus should help extend production from the Mars field to 2050.

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