August 23, 2017 / 8:01 PM / a year ago

Shell says taking steps to secure assets in western Gulf of Mexico

(Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSa.L) said it was taking steps to secure its assets in the western Gulf of Mexico in preparation for severe weather.

FILE PHOTO - A Shell logo is seen on a fuel pump at a gas station In Warsaw, Poland June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo

There was no current impact to production, the company said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that it was continuing to monitor developments related to the remnants of former Tropical Storm Harvey.

Harvey has regenerated into a tropical depression and could strengthen further into a hurricane on Friday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday.

Reporting by Karen Rodrigues in Bengaluru; Editing by Tom Brown

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