Journal of Energy Security

Text size
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size
Home Lighthouse YV British Prime Minister Cameron Comments on Ain Amenas Attack

British Prime Minister Cameron Comments on Ain Amenas Attack

E-mail Print PDF
AddThis Social Bookmark Button
In the wake of the brutal terrorist attack on the gas field in Algeria, world leaders are expressing their reactions at the end of a four-day siege that claimed the lives of people from eight countries.

The plant was a joint–venture operated by British firm BP, Statoil of Norway and Sonatrach of Algeria. 

Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal said that Algerian special forces moved in  before militants carried out their plan to detonate explosives at the facility. "If it exploded, it could have killed and destroyed anything within 5 kilometers or further," Sallal said.

In an interview with American Press today, Prime Minister David Cameron said, "The threat has grown particularly in Africa." He continued, "This is a global threat, and it will require a global response."

 

Videos

US Energy Security Council RT discussion

New Books

Petropoly: the Collapse of America's Energy Security Paradigm
Energy Security Challenges for the 21st Century

"Remarkable collection spanning geopolitics, economy and technology. This timely and comprehensive volume is a one stop shop for anyone interested in one of the most important issues in international relations."
U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar


"A small masterpiece -- right on the money both strategically and technically, witty, far-sighted, and barbeques a number of sacred cows. Absolutely do not miss this."
R. James Woolsey, Former CIA Director

"The book is going to become the Bible for everyone who is serious about energy and national security."
Robert C. McFarlane, Former U.S. National Security Advisor
Russian Coal: Europe's New Energy Challenge
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner