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Hurricane Isaac Update #9
(This information is up-to-date as of 2:30 p.m. Central, August 28, 2012. Further updates will be provided as needed.)
The National Hurricane Center has reclassified Isaac as a hurricane with surface winds measuring between 75 and 80 mph. The latest forecast indicates that Isaac is moving northwest at 10 mph, but it is expected to slow considerably as it moves toward the Southeastern coast of Louisiana. It is expected to be a Category 1 Hurricane as it makes landfall later tonight.
Shell concluded full evacuations of all personnel in the central and eastern Gulf of Mexico yesterday and production has been shut-in in both regions.
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) - <opens in new window> for overall Gulf of Mexico shut-in status, as of the previous day.