Tropical Storm Karen - Update #3
Oct 04, 2013
Shell GoM Deep Water Operations
(This information is up-to-date as of 10:30 am Central, October 4, 2013. Further updates will be provided as needed.)
The Shell Hurricane Incident Command Team continues monitoring Tropical Storm Karen.
We continue to secure our drilling operations in the Eastern Gulf Of Mexico, while also evacuating some non-essential personnel. There have been very limited production impacts at this time. Our priorities are to continue ensuring the safety of personnel, taking necessary precautions, minimizing impacts to the environment, and minimizing production and operational impact.
We will continue to monitor the situation closely and respond to further developments. 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: U.S. Storm Center - United States
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.
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