The People of America's Oil and Natural Gas Indusry

Trip to Perdido

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 15, 2010

A few days ago, Shell's new oil platform Perdido began producing "first oil" in the Gulf of Mexico. To get a better understanding of the technology and engineering required to produce oil from the deep waters of the Gulf, take a look at this video.

Oil companies spend millions of dollars every day to produce the oil and natural gas that power the U.S. economy. Perdido illustrates the expertise, environmental care, and investment that keeps America moving.