Shell spuds new probe on Guyane Maritime

 	** ADVANCE FOR FRIDAY JUNE 16 **The drill spins through a hole on the deck of the Discoverer Deep Seas drillship as Chevron drills for oil off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday March 28, 2006. Nearly three football fields long, the ship appears to be sitting idle on the Gulf of Mexico, while a 200-person crew works around the clock, controlling an adjoining oil rig. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Drilling ahead: at Cebus well off French Guiana

Shell has spudded the third probe in a current four-well exploration campaign on the Guyane Maritime permit off French Guiana, according to partner Wessex Exploration.

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