Friday, April 20, 2012

Equatorial Guinea Attorney General to Investigate Allegations Against Government

The Attorney General of Equatorial Guinea, Carlos Mengue Mekua, has opened an investigation on allegations brought up by the administrator of Technip SA, Daniel Lebegue.

The Attorney General is reviewing Mr. Lebegue’s statements that Equatorial Guinea is a country where one cannot do business because of corruption. The Attorney General has opened this investigation to verify the facts.

Mr. Lebegue is a trustee and auditor of the Equatorial Guinea company Technip SA, which operates in the Aseng oil field through Noble Energy and Gepetrol. Mr. Lebegue has not reported any corruption on his business operations being carried out in Equatorial Guinea.