BP and BG Group Withdraw Expat Staff from EgyptSource: Telegraph.co.uk 7/6/2013, Location: Egypt
BP said it had withdrawn about 60 people, leaving only 40 essential expat workers in the country. BG Group, which usually has about 150 expat staff and dependents in Egypt, said it had withdrawn about 100 people.
Both companies said all their staff were safe and their operations in the country continued unaffected.
Dozens of Egyptians have been killed in running battles between supporters of ousted democratically-elected Muslim Brotherhood President Mohammed Morsi and those celebrating his overthrow in a military coup.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Cairo and there have been fatal clashes in other cities such as Alexandria.
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