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Shell boosts output from Norway's second-largest gas field

Shell's Norwegian subsidiary moves to increase the intensity of fuel extraction from gas field Ormen Lange from 75 to 85 percent.

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Shell and its partners at the Ormen Lange gas field, Petoro, Equinor, Ineos and Vår Energi, have decided to boost the field's output. The partners have thus taken their final investment decision and submitted their plan for expansion and operation to the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, the supermajor's subsidiary, Norske Shell A/S, informs in a statement.

The new project aims to recover an additional 30-50 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Ormen Lange, thereby raising extraction intensity from 75 to 85 percent.

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