ExxonMobil Monitors Ike, Prepares GOM Structures for Heavy Weather

ExxonMobil is closely monitoring Hurricane Ike and has begun preparations for heavy weather along its Gulf Coast operations.

ExxonMobil is determining which of its facilities may potentially be in the path of the storm, preparing those structures for heavy wind and rain, and identifying personnel for possible evacuation to shore.

Storm assessment and production restoration activities associated with Hurricane Gustav continue but will begin to be phased down as Hurricane Ike approaches the Gulf of Mexico.

Read more on preparations for Hurricane Ike in Rigzone's Special Coverage Preparing for Ike to Strike.