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Tropical Disturbance #35 – Update #1

Shell GoM Deep Water Operations

(This information is up-to-date as of 12:00 P.M. Central, August 31, 2011.  Further updates will be provided as needed)

The Shell Hurricane Incident Command Team is monitoring Tropical Disturbance #35. We are prepared to begin evacuations and shut in production, if necessary.  Our priorities at this time are ensuring the safety of personnel, protecting the environment and minimizing production and operational impact.

To find out more about our hurricane preparedness and evacuation and shut in procedures, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center:  www.shell.us/stormcenter

NOTES AND DISCLAIMERS:  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.

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.