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Tropical Storm Isaac Update #4
(This information is up-to-date as of 12:00 p.m. Central, August 27, 2012. Further updates will be provided as needed.)
Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to reach Hurricane status as it enters the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico and move ashore near the Louisiana/Mississippi border. The potential still exists for the storm to move ashore as far west as the mouth of the Mississippi River, which would cause a significant storm surge to move ashore into southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf coast.
Shell will continue with full evacuations of all personnel in both the central and eastern Gulf of Mexico. Production shut-ins will occur to coincide with full evacuations.
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.