Added global risks impact security planning for oil, gas expat workers

Multinational oil and gas companies are scrambling to find ways to cope with worsening and evolving new levels of threats to the security of their expatriate workers.Until recently, oil and gas industry expatriate workers operated under basic company guidelines that addressed such matters as health, accidents, travel logistics, and host-government issues, among others. Today, such concerns have given way to much greater dangers from increasingly overt activism, criminal acts, and even terrorism around the globe. Click here to enlarge imageUntil the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the US, attacks on expats were perceived as isolated occurrences precipitated by local elements, and th...

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