Shell's Shearwater North Sea gas field shut down
- 17 May 2013
- From the section NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland
A North Sea gas field was shut down overnight after an unplanned production halt.
The Shearwater is operated by Shell, with gas from the field flowing onshore through the SEAL pipeline.
A Shell spokesperson told BBC Scotland: "Shearwater has been shut down for unplanned maintenance since last night.
"We expect it to be back on stream shortly."