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Tropical Storm Lee (formerly TD #13) - Update #4
(This information is up-to-date as of 10am Central, September 3, 2011. Further updates will be provided, as needed.)
Shell concluded evacuations for all non-essential personnel. The total number of evacuated personnel is 858. We do not anticipate any additional evacuations at this time. Production remains shut-in at Auger, Enchilada, Brutus, and the Europa subseafield.
While weather conditions will continue to impact our ability to redeploy personnel to our central Gulf of Mexico locations, we will begin to redeploy personnel to our western Gulf of Mexico operations, specifically the Perdido spar.
As always, we will only transport personnel when it is safe to do so. Our priorities continue to be ensuring the safety of our personnel, respecting the environment, and minimizing production and operational impacts.
We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. The information on this site will be updated as necessary.
To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, evacuation and shut-in procedures, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center.
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.