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Tropical Storm Alex - Update #5
(This information is up-to-date as of 11 a.m. Central June 289 2010, Further updates will be provided as needed.)
With the continued uncertainty with Alex and the possibility it may intensify, Shell will continue evacuations from its Central and Western Gulf of Mexico operations today, bringing another approximately 110 personnel to shore. The total number of evacuated personnel to date is approximately 900. Remaining personnel offshore is approximately 630 and we will continue to evaluate the necessary evacuation of those remaining personnel as we gain more information.
Production from our Central and Western Gulf of Mexico assets has been shut-in, including our drilling operations in the area. Production from our East assets will continue to be evaluated as the storm progresses.
We will continue to monitor this system closely and respond to further developments.
The information on this site will be updated as necessary.
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.