May 21 2011
Shell is planning to build the world’s first floating natural gas platform.
The platform is huge: it will be the biggest floating object ever built.
It will take 5 years to construct, will be 1500 feet long, and will weigh 600,000 tons. Altogether, it’s about the size of 6 aircraft carriers.
It will take 110 people to run this behemoth.
- Shell to build world’s largest floating facility (telegraph.co.uk)
- Shell gas plant to be biggest floating object ever (seattletimes.nwsource.com)