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Shell evacuating 40 offshore workers due to storm


Shell evacuating 40 offshore workers due to storm

Mon Aug 4, 2008 9:52am EDT

NEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Shell Oil (RDSa.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said on Monday it would begin evacuating 40 workers from oil facilities in the Gulf of Mexico as a precaution due to the effects of Tropical Storm Edouard.


“No further evacuations are planned at this time and based on current information and forecast, we do not expect any impact on Shell operated production in the Gulf of Mexico,” the company said in a release.

(Reporting by Richard Valdmanis)

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