Shell's N. Sea Starling Starts Production

Production on Shell's U.K. North Sea Starling gas field has commenced, reports Dow Jones Newswires.

ExxonMobil owns 72% interest in the field, while Shell owns the remaining 28% and serves as operator.

The project is a U.S. $344 million investment, with the gas being exported to the U.K. mainland.

Production is estimated to be about 140 million cubic feet per day when the field reaches its peak.

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