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Tropical Storm Lee (formerly TD #13) - Update #5

Shell Gulf of Mexico Deep Water Operations

(This information is up-to-date as of 12:00 P.M. Central, September 4, 2011.  Further updates will be provided, as needed)

Given improved weather conditions, we continue to redeploy personnel to our Western Gulf operations.  Production remains shut-in at our central Gulf of Mexico operations.  Once power and communications are restored, marine logistics support is established and the locations are deemed safe, personnel will then return to the platforms.  As always, we will only transport personnel if 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 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.