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Shell Says Crude Oil Sheen in Gulf of Mexico Has ‘Broken Up’

Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s largest oil company, said an oil sheen between two of its platforms in the Gulf of Mexico is dissipating, and the company is trying to determine where it came from.

The sheen, estimated at about six barrels that covered 10 square miles, has broken up, the Hague-based company said in an e-mailed statement. Shell said in an earlier statement that an inspection found “no sign of leaks” and “no well control issues” from its operations in the area.