2021 Storm Season

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #20

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED AT 10:00 AM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    Following repairs to portions of our West Delta 143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline, we have safely and successfully re-started production at our Olympus asset in the Mars Corridor. The remaining assets in that corridor, Mars and Ursa, remain shut in. Our other Gulf of Mexico assets, Appomattox, Enchilada/Salsa, Auger, Perdido and Stones are all producing.

    The Shell Norco Manufacturing Complex has completed damage assessments to the facility and has restored utility services to the site. We continue to make progress on our maintenance and repair activities in preparation to start up units beginning mid-October through mid-November. The site continues to flare residual light hydrocarbon material. Air monitoring is being conducted on the fence line and we are utilizing a 3rd party resource for air monitoring in the community. We will continue this monitoring throughout the duration of this event.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #20

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #19

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 7:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    Our Appomattox, Enchilada/Salsa, and Auger assets continue to ramp up production. Our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is on line as well. Our Mars, Ursa, and Olympus assets remain shut in.

    In addition, our Perdido asset shut in production last night due to high winds from Hurricane Nicholas. Perdido is now ready to re-start contingent on power being restored at a non-Shell downstream facility that lost power during the storm. There is no timetable at this point on when the downstream power issue will be resolved. There are no plans for redeployment today given weather conditions.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    We have restarted our units at our Geismar Chemical Facility. However, we are operating at reduced rates as the site continues to experience utility and feedstock constraints. We have resumed loading and shipping product, subject to product availability. 

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work, including the donation of four portable 1,000 gallon fueling cells for public safety locations to dispense fuel for first responders.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #19

  • Shell Deer Park Tropical Storm Nicholas – Update #3

    It’s Back to Business as Usual at Shell Deer Park Following Tropical Storm Nicholas

    (Issued at 2:30 PM CST): Shell Deer Park is running normally. Site employees and contractors have been notified to report as usual on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. No additional updates will be issued.

    Shell Deer Park Tropical Storm Nicholas – Update #3

  • Shell Deer Park Tropical Storm Nicholas – Update #2

    Post-Storm Assessment Has Begun at Shell Deer Park

    (ISSUED at 9:00 AM CST): Shell is conducting a thorough post-storm damage assessment to ensure the integrity of equipment, systems and processes at the Deer Park Manufacturing Complex. At this early stage there does not appear to be serious damage from wind, rain or storm surge. Operations at the facility remain normal.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Shell Deer Park Tropical Storm Nicholas – Update #2

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #18

    Shell Louisiana

    (ISSUED at 8:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    Our Appomattox, Enchilada/Salsa, and Auger assets continue to ramp up production. Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is on line as well. Our Mars, Ursa, and Olympus assets remain shut in.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    Our Geismar Chemical facility is in the process of safely restarting. The site continues to experience utility and feedstock constraints but has resumed loading capabilities and shipping product.

    The Norco to Kenner pipeline has now been returned to service. This pipeline carries gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel to the Shell terminal at the Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans.

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work. In response to an urgent request from the United Way of St. Charles, volunteers from our Norco Manufacturing facility are collecting needed supplies. Those donations will be distributed to the United Way this week.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #18

  • Shell Deer Park Tropical Storm Nicholas – Update #1

    Shell Deer Park

    (Issued at 3:00 PM CST): Shell Deer Park is closely monitoring Tropical Storm (TS) Nicholas and is prepared to take action as appropriate based on our established Tropical Storm/Hurricane Readiness and Response plans.

    Shell Deer Park continues to operate at normal rates while monitoring the situation closely and taking the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our employees and manufacturing processes. Our 24-hour emergency operations center for readiness and response activities has been activated with health and safety, operations, environmental and other specialists on duty to ensure that steps are taken to minimize any impact from wind, rain and storm surge associated with TS Nicholas.

    The facility regularly confers with our local emergency operations centers to share information on preparedness and response tasks, and we work closely with city officials whenever severe weather could affect local residents. Protection of our people and assets, the community and environment are our top priorities.

    Additional updates will be posted on Shells U.S. Storm Center Website.

    Shell Deer Park Tropical Storm Nicholas – Update #1

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #17

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 3:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    Our Appomattox asset is now back online, as our Enchilada/Salsa and Auger assets ramp up production. Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is online as well. Our Mars, Ursa, and Olympus assets remain shut in. 

    We are now beginning the process of redeploying personnel to our Olympus asset, and continuing redeployment to our Enchilada/Salsa, Auger, Mars and Appomattox assets.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    The Shell Norco Manufacturing facility continues to assess impacts from Hurricane Ida. The site continues to flare residual light hydrocarbon material with visible smoking. We are continuing to complete repairs and we are making improvements to minimize visible flaring until power is fully restored. Air monitoring is being conducted on the fence line and we are utilizing a 3rd party resource for air monitoring in the community. We will continue this monitoring throughout the duration of this event.

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work. Our Norco manufacturing facility is providing generators to local food stores so that community residents would have access to food and necessary supplies.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #17

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #16

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 10:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    Our Enchilada/Salsa and Auger assets are now back online. Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is online as well. Our Appomattox, Mars, Ursa, and Olympus assets remain shut in.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work. Volunteers from our Geismar manufacturing facility answered an urgent call from the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, packing more than 2200 disaster emergency food kits for distribution in areas impacted by the storm.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #16

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #15

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 10:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    We are now beginning the process of redeploying personnel to our Mars asset, and continuing redeployment to our Enchilada/Salsa, Auger, and Appomattox assets. These assets, along with Ursa and Olympus, remain shut in.

    Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is online as well.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    We are re-staffing Shell Pipeline’s Ship Shoal 241 asset today. Platform startup will remain dependent on the availability of downstream infrastructure including pipelines and delivery locations.

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work. Volunteers from our Norco manufacturing facility are going door to door to check on elderly neighbors and assist with a variety of needs ranging from roof tarping, food and ice deliveries and assistance with minor repairs. Other volunteers from the site are taking on clean-up work in the community, including removing trees and debris not entangled in downed power lines.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #15

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #14

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 9:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    We are now beginning the process of redeploying personnel to our Appomattox asset, and continuing redeployment to our Enchilada/Salsa and Auger assets. Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is online as well.

    Our remaining Shell Deep Water assets---Appomattox, Mars, Olympus, Ursa, Auger, and Enchilada/Salsa--remain shut in. Approximately 80% of Shell-operated production is currently offline. Our inspections on board confirm that there is no significant structural damage to these Shell Deep Water assets impacted by the storm. Our crews will focus on making any necessary repairs in a safe, sustainable manner.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    We re-staffed Shell Pipeline’s South Pass 89 asset yesterday and Main Pass 69 asset today and are now working to finalize assessment of the platform and pipelines. A standup test will be conducted prior to restart of the pipeline. We also re-staffed Green Canyon 19 asset yesterday and completed assessments. The platform returned to service this morning. Amberjack pipeline will be available for producers upstream of Green Canyon 19 with deliveries to Ship Shoal 332. At this time, we are not able to provide service downstream to Fourchon.

    Platform startup will remain dependent on the availability of downstream infrastructure including pipelines and delivery locations.

    Our Norco manufacturing facility continues to assess impacts. The site is still without electrical power and remains in the elevated flare with visible smoking. We are continuing to complete repairs and are making visible improvements to minimize flaring until power is restored. Air monitoring is being conducted on the fence line and we are utilizing a 3rd party resource for air monitoring in the community. We will continue this monitoring through the duration of this event.

    Our Geismar manufacturing facility was shut down proactively in advance of the storm. Geismar did not lose power and experienced minimal damage. The site is working to restore its nitrogen supply and prepare for a safe and deliberate restart based on utility and feedstock availability from external suppliers.

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work. Shell’s fueling resource team is working with impacted parishes to deliver fuel for public safety and emergency response vehicles.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #14

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #13

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 9:00 AM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    We are beginning the process of redeploying personnel to our Auger asset, and are continuing redeployment to our Enchilada/Salsa asset. Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is online as well.

    Our remaining Shell Deep Water assets---Appomattox, Mars, Olympus, Ursa, Auger, and Enchilada/Salsa--remain shut in. Approximately 80% of Shell-operated production is currently offline. Our inspections on board confirm that there is no significant structural damage to these Shell Deep Water assets impacted by the storm. Our crews will focus on making any necessary repairs in a safe, sustainable manner.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    We have re-staffed Shell Pipeline’s Ship Shoal 28 asset and are now working to finalize assessment of the platform and pipelines. A standup test will be conducted prior to restart of the pipeline.

    Platform startup will remain dependent on the availability of downstream infrastructure including pipelines and delivery locations.

    Our Norco manufacturing facility continues to assess impacts. The site is still without electrical power and remains in the elevated flare with visible smoking. We are continuing to complete repairs and are making visible improvements to minimize flaring until power is restored. Air monitoring is being conducted on the fence line and we are utilizing a 3rd party resource for air monitoring in the community. We will continue this monitoring through the duration of this event.

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work. In St. James Parish, we donated fuel and generator use so that the town of Gramercy could run its wastewater treatment plant. In addition, we donated over 2600 bags of ice for residents in need at St. James Parish distribution sites.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #13

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #12

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 10:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in Louisiana and in the communities where we operate.

    Today, we began the process of redeploying personnel to our Enchilada/Salsa asset. Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is currently back online. In the case of personnel working on those particular assets who reported personal impacts from the storm, we returned them to shore so that they can focus on home and family.

    Our remaining Shell Deep Water assets---Appomattox, Mars, Olympus, Ursa, Auger, and Enchilada/Salsa--remain shut in. Approximately 80% of Shell-operated production is currently offline. Our inspections on board confirm that there is no significant structural damage to these Shell Deep Water assets impacted by the storm. Our crews will focus on making any necessary repairs in a safe, sustainable manner.

    Damage assessments continue at our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility, operated by Shell Pipeline. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    Our other Shell Pipeline offshore assets remain evacuated, and the ability to send personnel to them has been impacted by disruption to the logistics network in Southeastern Louisiana.

    Our Norco manufacturing facility continues to assess impacts. The site is still without electrical power and remains in the elevated flare with visible smoking. Air monitoring is being conducted on the fence line and we are utilizing a 3rd party resource for air monitoring in the community. We will continue this monitoring through the duration of this event.

    Our recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ida include caring for our people and the communities where they live and work. All of our employees who were in the path of the storm are accounted for. We are actively assisting more than 300 Shell employees with repairs to their homes damaged in the hurricane.

    As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment, and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #12

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #11

    Shell Louisiana

    (Issued at 8:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida on our assets in the Gulf of Mexico and in the communities where we operate.

    We continue assessing the results of our initial flyover of assets. In that initial flyover, we observed damage to our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility. We are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which our production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    The WD-143 facilities serve as the transfer station for all production from our assets in the Mars corridor in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico to onshore crude terminals.

    Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is currently back on line. All of our other offshore assets remain shut in and remain fully evacuated at this time. Approximately 80% of Shell-operated production is currently offline.

    In our initial flyover, we did not observe any visible structural damage to the rest of our offshore assets. We are currently working through a process to conduct a more detailed damage assessment at those assets and work to restore production as soon as possible.

    A temporary crew-change heliport is in the process of being established, because our primary crew change heliport in Houma, LA sustained significant damage in the storm. Crew changes to and from assets will not occur until the temporary heliport has been fully set up. However, some limited flights have taken place to move non-essential personnel to shore.

    Our Norco and Geismar manufacturing facilities were shut down proactively in advance of the storm with only essential personnel at the sites. Our Norco site lost power, and there is evidence of some building damage. Geismar did not lose power. Damage assessments are underway at both facilities. At this time, we cannot confirm a schedule for when Norco and Geismar will resume full operations and production

    Our Port Allen Catalyst Plant has safely restored operations after being shut down proactively for Hurricane Ida.

    The Shell team in Louisiana is responding in many ways, to help colleagues and neighbors in need. We have a range of support in place for employees who were in the path of the storm, including temporary housing to remediation for storm damage. At Norco, we set up a base camp to house and feed crews that are working around the clock to bring power back to hard-hit communities.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and conditions on the ground across southeast Louisiana and respond accordingly. As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #11

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #10

    Shell Louisiana

    (ISSUED at 9:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida on our assets in the Gulf of Mexico and in the communities where we operate.

    We continue assessing the results of our initial flyover of assets. In that initial flyover, we observed damage to our West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility. We continued damage assessment at WD-143 today and are working to understand the full extent of the damage and the degree to which our production in the Gulf of Mexico will be impacted.

    The WD-143 facilities serve as the transfer station for all production from our assets in the Mars corridor in the Mississippi Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico to onshore crude terminals.

    Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico was never disrupted by the hurricane and our floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones) is currently back on line. All of our other offshore assets remain shut in and remain fully evacuated at this time. Approximately 80% of Shell-operated production is currently offline.

    In our initial flyover, we did not observe any visible structural damage to the rest of our offshore assets. We are currently working through a process to conduct a more detailed damage assessment at those assets and work to restore production as soon as possible.

    A temporary crew-change heliport is in the process of being established, because our primary crew change heliport in Houma, LA sustained significant damage in the storm. Crew changes to and from assets will not occur until the temporary heliport has been fully set up. However, some limited flights have taken place to move non-essential personnel to shore.

    Our Norco and Geismar manufacturing facilities were shut down proactively in advance of the storm with only essential personnel at the sites. Our Norco site lost power, and there is evidence of some building damage. Geismar did not lose power. Damage assessments are underway at both facilities. At this time, we cannot confirm a schedule for when Norco and Geismar will resume full operations and production

    We are continuing to use multiple tools to check in on all employees who were in the path of the storm, and are providing various offerings of support to our impacted employees.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and conditions on the ground across southeast Louisiana and respond accordingly. As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #10

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #9

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

    (ISSUED at 8:30 PM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in the Gulf of Mexico and in the communities in which we operate. Yesterday, we conducted an initial flyover of assets that were in the path of the storm and were able to confirm that Mars, Olympus and Ursa are all intact and on location. We are still assessing the results of this initial flyover and a more detailed assessment of offshore assets is being planned by helicopter.

    A temporary crew-change heliport will be established in the days ahead, because the primary crew-change heliport in Houma, LA sustained significant damage in the storm. Crew changes to and from assets will not occur until the temporary heliport has been established.

    Offshore assets currently on line are Perdido in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and our floating production storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella (also known as Stones). All other assets remain shut in and fully evacuated at this time.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and conditions on the ground across southeast Louisiana and respond accordingly. As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #9

  • Hurricane Ida - Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast Update #3

    Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast

    (ISSUED at 12:00 PM CST) Shell Conducting Damage Assessments at Louisiana Sites

    With Hurricane Ida passing through the area Sunday night, Shell initiated, on Monday morning (August 30), damage assessments at its Louisiana Manufacturing sites. 

    • Our Norco manufacturing site was shut down in anticipation of storm conditions. The site did lose power and there is evidence of some building damage. We will commence a site start up when safe to do so.
    • The Convent site reports no issues at this point.
    • The Geismar site was shut down proactively with only essential personnel at the site. The site did not lose power. Damage and operating unit assessments are still underway.

    At this time, we cannot confirm a schedule for when Norco and Geismar will resume full operations and production.

    Our number-one priority continues to be the protection and recovery of our people and assets, the community and the environment.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida - Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast Update #3

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #8

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED at 7 PM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida to our assets in the Gulf of Mexico. Shell conducted a flyover for an initial assessment of assets that were in the path of the storm and was able to confirm that Mars, Olympus and Ursa are all intact and on location. We are still assessing the full results of the flyover and are also working to conduct assessments of land-based infrastructure critical to the safe resumption of production.

    Our floating production storage and offloading vessel, the Turritella, has resumed production. Our Perdido asset in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico remained on line throughout Hurricane Ida. All other assets remain shut in and fully evacuated at this time.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and conditions on the ground across southeast Louisiana and respond accordingly. As always, Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #8

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #7

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED at 11 PM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor the impact of Hurricane Ida. Following a flyover this afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico for a general assessment, the United States Coast Guard reported visual confirmation that the Shell-operated Mars, Olympus, and Ursa platforms remain on location. Shell has scheduled our own flyover tomorrow afternoon to assess these and other assets, that were in the path of the storm.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. Shell’s top priority is the safety of our people, the environment and our assets.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #7

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #6 (No change from Update #5)

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED at 9:00 AM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico. As a precautionary measure, Shell has shut in production and evacuated all personnel from Ursa, Mars, Olympus, Auger, Enchilada/Salsa and Appomattox assets. Stones, which had earlier shut in production, is working to resume partial production, after the storm passes. Some drilling operations have been safely paused.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. As always, the safety of our people, the environment and our assets is Shell’s top priority.

    Any personnel moved from or to our assets will continue to adhere to our existing COVID-19 risk mitigation measures. All personnel will be required to pass our COVID-19 screening process prior to returning to work offshore.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #6 (No change from Update #5)

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #5

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED AT 9:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico. As a precautionary measure, Shell has shut in production and evacuated all personnel from Ursa, Mars, Olympus, Auger, Enchilada/Salsa and Appomattox assets. Stones, which had earlier shut in production, is working to resume partial production, after the storm passes. Some drilling operations have been safely paused.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. As always, the safety of our people, the environment and our assets is Shell’s top priority.

    Any personnel moved from or to our assets will continue to adhere to our existing COVID-19 risk mitigation measures. All personnel will be required to pass our COVID-19 screening process prior to returning to work offshore.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #5

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #4

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED AT 9:00 AM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico. As a precautionary measure, Shell has shut in production and evacuated all personnel from Ursa, Mars, Olympus, and Appomattox assets. In addition, production has been shut in and personnel are being evacuated from Auger and Enchilada/Salsa. Stones, which had earlier shut in production, is working to resume partial production, potentially as early as today. Some drilling operations have been safely paused.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. As always, the safety of our people, the environment and our assets is Shell’s top priority.

    Any personnel moved from or to our assets will continue to adhere to our existing COVID-19 risk mitigation measures. All personnel will be required to pass our COVID-19 screening process prior to returning to work offshore.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #4

  • Hurricane Ida- Update #3

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED AT 9:00 PM CST): Shell continues to actively monitor Hurricane Ida in the Gulf of Mexico. As a precautionary measure, Shell has shut in production and evacuated all personnel from Ursa, Mars, Olympus, and Appomattox assets. In addition, production has been shut in and personnel will be evacuated from Auger and Enchilada/Salsa. Stones, which had earlier shut in production, is working to resume partial production, potentially as early as tomorrow. Some drilling operations have been safely paused.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. As always, the safety of our people, the environment and our assets is Shell’s top priority.

    Any personnel moved from or to our assets will continue to adhere to our existing COVID-19 risk mitigation measures. All personnel will be required to pass our COVID-19 screening process prior to returning to work offshore.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida- Update #3

  • Hurricane Ida - Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast Update #2

    Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast

    (ISSUED at 4:00 PM CST) Shell Starts Facilities Shutdown as Hurricane Ida Approaches

    Shell has initiated a safe and orderly shutdown of its manufacturing facilities in Geismar and Norco, Louisiana in anticipation of Hurricane Ida. Both locations will maintain essential personnel on site to ensure around-the-clock safety and security as well as to provide assessments of the storm’s impact and to support a safe restart. At this time, we cannot confirm a schedule for when we would resume full operations and production.

    Our number-one priority continues to be the protection of people and assets, the community and the environment.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Hurricane Ida - Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast Update #2

  • Tropical Storm Ida- Update #2

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED at 10:00 AM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor Tropical Storm Ida in the Gulf of Mexico. As a precautionary measure, Shell is in the process of shutting in production and evacuating all personnel from the Ursa, Mars, Olympus, and Appomattox assets. In addition, production has been shut in at Stones, Auger and Enchilada/Salsa. Non-essential personnel continue to be moved from all eight of our assets. Some drilling operations have been safely paused.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. As always, the safety of our people, the environment and our assets is Shell’s top priority.

    Any personnel moved from or to our assets will continue to adhere to our existing COVID-19 risk mitigation measures. All personnel will be required to pass our COVID-19 screening process prior to returning to work offshore.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter

    Tropical Storm Ida- Update #2

  • Tropical Storm Ida- Update #1

    Shell Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Operations

    (ISSUED at 09:00 PM CST) Shell continues to actively monitor Tropical Storm Ida in the Gulf of Mexico. As a precautionary measure, Shell is in the process of shutting in production and evacuating all personnel from the Ursa, Mars, Olympus, and Appomattox assets. In addition, production has been shut in at Stones as the FPSO Turritella prepares for the potential to disconnect and sail away to safer waters. Non-essential personnel continue to be moved from all eight of our assets. Some drilling operations have been safely paused.

    We will continue to monitor weather reports and respond accordingly. As always, the safety of our people, the environment and our assets is Shell’s top priority.

    Any personnel moved from or to our assets will continue to adhere to our existing COVID-19 risk mitigation measures. All personnel will be required to pass our COVID-19 screening process prior to returning to work offshore.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness and evacuation and shut in procedures, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter

    Tropical Storm Ida- Update #1

  • Tropical Storm Ida - Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast Update #1

    Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast

    (ISSUED at 5:00 PM CST) Shell manufacturing facilities along the Texas, Louisiana and Alabama coasts are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Ida and are prepared to take action as appropriate based on our established hurricane readiness and response plans. These manufacturing facilities are located in Deer Park, Texas, Geismar and Norco, Louisiana and Mobile, Alabama.

    We are following a multi-phase plan that identifies people and equipment that need attention. The plan is premised on the projected path and severity of the storm and can be adjusted to fit changing weather conditions.

    Before each hurricane season, Shell sites on the Gulf Coast review and test this plan based on various hurricane scenarios. Our facilities regularly confer with local emergency operations centers to share information on preparedness and response tasks, and we work closely with city officials whenever severe weather could affect local residents.

    Protection of our people and assets, the community and environment are our top priorities. If conditions lead to an evacuation, we will be prepared to carry it out in a safe and orderly manner. We will use the media and other means of communication to notify employees not to report to work if conditions could be unsafe.

    To find out more about our hurricane preparedness, please visit the Shell Hurricane Center: www.shell.us/stormcenter.

    Tropical Storm Ida - Shell Manufacturing Gulf Coast Update #1

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