Cyber Security

Virus attack takes RasGas offline

“RasGas, the second largest producer of Qatari LNG after Qatar Petroleum, has been hit with an ‘unknown virus’ which has taken the company offline.

A RasGas spokesperson confirmed that ‘an unknown virus has affected its office systems’ since Monday 27 August.

RasGas confirmed the situation to suppliers by fax yesterday. ‘RasGas is presently experiencing technical issues with its office computer systems,’ said the RasGas fax seen by Oil & Gas Middle East, dated 28 August. ‘We will inform you when our system is back up and running.’”

Source: Exclusive: Virus attack takes RasGas offline |

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