After more than a decade waiting in the wings, Shell is at last staging a tender process for the key packages set to underpin its 120,000 barrels per day Bonga North project offshore Nigeria.

Located in Oil Mining Licence 118, the all-subsea deep-water scheme involves at least 17 production, water injection wells and gas lift wells which will be tied back to the supermajor’s Bonga floating production, storage and offloading vessel.