Shell plans to carry out a drilling campaign offshore Brazil in the second half of 2021, Shell Brasil President Andre Araujo said April 16. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “Yes, we’re going to have a drilling campaign in 2021, with the timing focused on the second half of 2021,” Araujo said during a webinar. Shell hired Seadrill’s West Tellus rig to conduct the drilling campaign, Araujo said. Shell is moving full-steam ahead with exploration of a plethora of fresh acreage snapped up at licensing rounds held in 2017-2019, when Brazil eased restrictions on subsalt development and allowed foreign oil companies to operate subsalt fields sold under production-sharing contracts. Shell purchased several subsalt blocks in production-sharing auctions, as well as stakes in concession […]