Shell is drawing a line under a 5-year dispute with EGPC. It will restart Med drilling in the coming weeks. Meanwhile Eni and BP have soared ahead in the output stakes.

Anglo-Dutch Major Shell will begin drilling work on Phase 9B development of its West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) project in the Egyptian Mediterranean in the coming weeks.

The Noble Globetrotter-1 drillship is currently en route to Egypt from the Gulf of Mexico. It will drill 10 wells in total, two exploration and eight...