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The Largest Oil Rig in The World: Shell’s Perdido (video)

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Mar 022014
 

Perdido is the deepest floating oil rig (platform) in the world at a water depth of about 2450 meters operated by the Shell Oil Company in the Gulf of Mexico.

Perdido OilPlatform

The Largest Oil Rig in The World

The Perdido is located in the Perdido fold belt which is a rich discovery of crude oil and natural gas that lies in water that is nearly 8000 feet deep. The platform’s peak production will be 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. At 267 meters, the Perdido is nearly as tall as the Eiffel Tower. Continue reading “The Largest Oil Rig in The World: Shell’s Perdido (video)” »