Shell, 60 foreign workers temporarily evacuated from Basra Gas Company
As a security measure and following staff protests regarding delayed salary payments, Shell has
decided to temporarily relocate about 60 employers out of Iraq.
According to Shell headquarter, “All staff and contractors are safe and BGC production is not
The evacuated workers are now working remotely and, in the meantime, Shell is actively working
on solving the payment issue in order to transfer the staff back onsite as soon as possible.
The issue has not affected the gas project and its production that is functioning normally.