Norway steps in to halt oil strike

Norway stepped in to avert a crisis at its oil fields this week after a strike threatened to engulf all of its offshore rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf. The Norwegian Government intervened on Sunday just half an hour before trade unions had agreed to a “lock out” of workers on all rigs at midnight […]

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. […]