October 2013

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HP Impact: Statoil issues report on In Amenas terrorist attack

Statoil’s board has concluded an investigation into the terrorist attack at the BP gas plant in In Amenas, Algeria. The investigation team visited the In Amenas plant on April 16 and issued its f..

Thinnes, Billy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Statoil’s board has concluded an investigation into the terrorist attack at the BP gas plant in In Amenas, Algeria. The investigation team visited the In Amenas plant on April 16 and issued its final report in September. The January attack on the facility killed 40 people and placed another 800 in serious danger. “The terror attack against In Amenas was unprecedented,” said investigation leader Torgeir Hagen. “It clearly demonstrates that companies like Statoil today face serious security threats.” The attack Outer and inner security measures failed to protect the people at the site from the January 16 attack. The Algerian military was not able to detect or preven

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