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A slight delay to the start-up of the Pierce gas expansion project in the UK North Sea has been confirmed.

Shell (LON: SHEL) previously expected the redevelopment project, about 165 miles east of Aberdeen, to come on stream in the second quarter of this year.

It now anticipates first gas from Pierce – which will be produced via the