OU Graduate Among 3 Americans Killed In Algeria Terror Attack

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 11:09 pm
By: News 9

A University of Oklahoma graduate is one of the American hostages recently killed in a terror attack at that national gas complex in Algeria.

The State Department confirmed that gas workers Victor Lynn Lovelady and Gordon Lee Rowan were killed at the Ain Amenas gas field in the Sahara, according to CBS News.

U.S. officials identified Texas resident Frederick Buttaccio as the first death last week.

The Associated Press reports Gordon Rowan, 58, worked on oil rigs in Algeria. Rowan graduated from OU in 1985 with a bachelor of science in petroleum engineering.