September 05, 09: The publication of the Gabonese presidential election results was followed by protests in Port Gentil.
Since Thursday the 3rd of September 2009, Total has implemented protocols to insure the safety of employees and their families. Material damage of three petrol stations as well as the Total Roger Buttin social center in Port Gentil has been reported. No Gabonese or expatriate employees were injured.
A temporary movement of employees and their families from Port Gentil to Libreville took place September 4th where Total also has operations.
Total thanks all of its employees in Gabon for their calm in difficult circumstances as well as their efforts to continue with the Group’s operations in the country.