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Tropical Storm Alex - Update #2

10 a.m. Central Shell Upstream Americas Deep Water Operations

(This information is up-to-date as of (10 a.m.) Central, June 27, 2010.  Further updates will be provided as needed.)

Shell will continue evacuations from our Southwestern Deepwater Gulf of Mexico operations today, bringing another approximately 35 personnel to shore.  The total number of evacuated personnel is approximately 430 for this storm event, with 1100 remaining offshore. 


Given the evacuation of personnel and forecast track, we have shut in production from our subsea production that flows to our Auger and Brutus platforms.


We will continue to monitor this system closely and respond to further developments.


The information on this site will be updated as necessary.  

For reference:  a list of assets in our Gulf of Mexico operations can be found here


NOTES AND DISCLAIMERS:  Shell-specific production shut-in numbers are not issued externally.  You can contact the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) for overall Gulf of Mexico shut-in status, as of the previous day.


Customers of Shell and its affiliates may have other specific inquiries related to storm or hurricane impacts and should contact their account manager with those questions. Nothing herein shall be construed as a declaration of force majeure.  All declarations of force majeure will be made and related notices given in accordance with the provisions of the affected contracts.

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