The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Sonatrach group made a working and inspection visit to the region of El Baaj, in the commune of Oum Tiour in El Oued, indicates the national company of hydrocarbons in a press release.
During this visit, which is part of the monitoring of the progress of the work, Mr. HAKKAR met with representatives of local authorities, at their head the Wali of El Oued. A presentation was made on occasion on the progress of repair and cleaning work undertaken by the technical teams.
The Chairman and CEO once again insisted on the need to continue the work and do what is necessary to remedy the damage caused by the incident. The delegation subsequently inquired about the various technical operations on the site of the accident, taking note of the progress of the work to clean up the contaminated areas.
It should be noted that all the material resources of SONATRACH were mobilized to carry out the various works, like the mobile laboratory for the analysis of water, soil and the atmosphere, or trucks for the absorption of oil leaks. (APS)