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Statoil announces transportation of caskets from Algeria

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013

The caskets of the four deceased Statoil employees - Tore Bech, Hans M. Bjone, Thomas Snekkevik and Alf Vik - are being flown today from Algeria to Oslo Airport at Gardermoen.

CEO Helge Lund, executive vice president Lars Christian Bacher and senior vice president Anders Hatteland will be in attendance with the families to receive the caskets in a private and closed reception.

Statoil's country manager in Algeria, Victor Sneberg, is still missing after the terrorist attack in In Amenas on Wednesday 16 January 2013.

CEO Helge Lund will meet representatives of the press at Statoil's Fornebu offices today, 30 January 2013, at 18:00.

Attendees should meet in the reception area at Martin Linges vei 33.

Source: Statoil

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