Second week for Norway oil strike

Offshore workers in Norway went on strike for the second week on Sunday over issues on pay. Oil company Statoil claims this has cut production of oil and natural gas by 230,000 to 250,000 barrels a day. About 7,000 workers decided they will not escalate the strike to avoid the Government intervening and to give […]

Norway oil workers strike

Norwegian oil rig workers went on strike at the weekend over pay issues after mediation talks failed, according to the Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF). Håvard Hauan, a lawyer for the trade body said more than 100 workers at 12 rigs on the Norwegian Continental Shelf were involved in the industrial action on Sunday morning. […]