Finance & Investing
News Services
Newsletters
Get free industry updates via email.
Daily News
Weekly News
Equipment Updates
Weekly Job Register
Monthly Event Guide
Our privacy
pledge.


advertisement

Last Missing Statoil Employee Confirmed Dead

change text size

Statoil announced Thursday lunchtime (UK time) that Victor Sneberg, the last of its missing employees after the terror attack on the In Amenas gas facility in southeastern Algeria January 16, has been confirmed as dead.

The news comes a day after the bodies of four other Statoil employees who were victims of the In Amenas attack were flown back to Norway.

On Thursday, Statoil Chief Executive Helge Lund said in a statement:

"It is with deep sorrow that we have received the news today that Victor Sneberg, our country manager in Algeria, is among those who lost their lives in the terror attack at In Amenas.

"Five friends and colleagues who were going about their work for Statoil will never return to their loved ones. They represented the very best of our company. Our thoughts and deepest compassion go first and foremost to the families, friends and colleagues who have lost those dear to them. Everyone in Statoil shares their grief. In the time ahead those most affected will need our support."

Statoil added that a ceremony to mourn its dead employees will be held Feb. 4 in Håkon's Hall in Bergen, Norway.

 

 



A former engineer, Jon is an award-winning editor who has covered the technology, engineering and energy sectors since the mid-1990s. Email Jon at jmainwaring@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Post a Comment Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies

More from this Author
Jon Mainwaring
European Editor | Rigzone.com
 -  What's Going on in Kurdistan? Q&A with... (Oct 20)
 -  North Sea Future: Innovation Needed (Oct 17)
 -  UK's Cygnus Project to Support 4,800 S... (Oct 15)
 -  Faroe Completes Acquisition of Schoone... (Oct 10)
 -  Polarcus: FAN-1 Opens Up West African ... (Oct 9)
Most Popular Articles
From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Offshore Logistics Coordinator
Expertise: Logistics Coordinator
Location: LA
 
Production Supervisor
Expertise: Operations Manager
Location: Greenville, TX
 
Operations Supervisor I
Expertise: Operations Manager
Location: Pearland, TX
 
search for more jobs