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Tropical Disturbance Lee - Update #6

Shell Gulf of Mexico Deep Water Operations

(This information is up-to-date as of 10:00 A.M. Central, September 4, 2011.  Further updates will be provided as needed)

Given current weather forecasts, we have begun to redeploy personnel to our Central and Eastern Gulf facilities.

Production remains partially shut-in at some of our Central and Eastern Gulf asset locations.  Once crews return to evacuated platforms and rigs, they will ensure power and communication systems are functional and then begin to restart production and recommence drilling activities.  Production ramp up at each impacted facility will vary, but complete Gulf of Mexico production ramp up to pre-storm levels may take three to five days.  Our priorities continue to be ensuring the safety of personnel, protecting the environment and minimizing production and operational impact.

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.