Shell starts planned stoppages on two platforms as North Sea strikes take hold

The Gannet field
The Gannet field

Shell has undertaken planned stoppages on two of its seven assets affected by North Sea strike action.

The oil major said planned stoppages were taking place on Nelson and Shearwater platforms.

The industrial action affects the Shearwater, Gannet, Nelson, Curlew, Brent Alpha, Brent Bravo and Brent Charlie platforms.

A spokesman confirmed the maintenance work had taken place and is expected to last until early next week.

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