Third Statoil employee confirmed dead

In Amenas gas facility

This evening, Statoil received the sad news that another one of our esteemed colleagues who has been missing since the terrorist attack at In Aménas in Algeria, has been confirmed dead.

The deceased is Hans M. Bjone, 55 years old, and resident in Brandbu, Norway.

Earlier on Friday, Statoil was informed that Tore Bech, aged 58, resident in Bergen, Norway and Thomas Snekkevik, aged 35, resident in Austrheim/Bergen, Norway, were confirmed dead.

“We are a company in mourning. Our thoughts and sympathies go first and foremost to the families and close friends who have lost loved ones in the horrific and senseless attack on innocent people,” says CEO Helge Lund.

Two Statoil employees are still missing after the terrorist attack which began on 16 January.

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