Statoil gas facility in Algeria hit by explosive

19 Mar 2016   Algeria

Norwegian energy company Statoil said it was dispatching an emergency response team to Algeria following an explosion at one of its gas assets in the country. The company said its In Salah gas facility was “hit by explosive munitions fired from a distance” early Friday morning local time. Its three employees in the area are safe and uninjured , the company said. The company said it was still working on gathering details of the incident and has mobilized its emergency response team from its headquarters in Stavanger, Norway, to coordinate with its joint venture partners on the ground. Terrorists sympathetic with al-Qaida , stormed the country’s In Amenas natural gas facility in January 2013, leaving 38 civilians and 29 militants […]

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