Shell welcomes first gas announcement from Pohokura

Shell Exploration & Production (Shell) today welcomed the delivery of first gas from its Pohokura Project in Taranaki, New Zealand.Gas began flowing from the three completed onshore wells through the production station at Motonui, near New Plymouth earlier this month. The field, which is the second largest in New Zealand, is expected to produce around 40,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day at its peak.