Emergency situation in Algeria

March 18, 2016 | Last modified August 29, 2018 10:01 CEST

This morning, at approximately 06:00 local time, the In Salah Gas asset in Krechba was hit by explosive munitions fired from a distance.

Statoil has been in touch with its three employees at Krechba. They are not injured and they are safe.

Statoil is working on getting an overview of the situation, but has so far no information about anybody being injured during the attack.

Statoil has mobilised its emergency response organisation in Stavanger. The joint venture organisation in Hassi Messaoud has mobilised its emergency response organisation.

Next of kin to Statoil employees in Algeria may call this tel. no: 51 99 00 02.