Exxon pulls offshore workers; Shell, Chevron cut output due to Alberto

Tourists stand on a rock as subtropical storm Alberto approaches Cancun, Mexico, on May 25, 2018.
Tourists stand on a rock as subtropical storm Alberto approaches Cancun, Mexico, on May 25, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS

HOUSTON (REUTERS) - Exxon Mobil Corp evacuated non-essential workers from the Lena production platform in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of subtropical storm Alberto, the company said on Sunday (May 27).

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp shut production on platforms in the eastern Gulf of Mexico due to Alberto and evacuated workers from those sites, the companies said.