Wednesday, June 16, 2021
offshore oil rig

Wage Deal Averts Norwegian Offshore Oil Strike

OSLO, June 17 (Reuters) – Three Norwegian labor unions agreed on a wage deal with the owners of floating offshore oil drilling rigs, preventing the outbreak of a strike that would have...

June 16, 2021
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Friday, October 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Norway Oil Strike Set to End as Wage Agreement Reached

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Norwegian oil firms struck a wage bargain with labour union officials on Friday, ending a 10-day strike that had threatened to cut...

October 9, 2020
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Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Maritime News

Norway Rig Owners Consider Lockout to Try to Break Strike

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos OSLO, July 19 (Reuters) – Owners of Norwegian oil rigs are considering imposing a lockout on workers as a high-stakes gamble to try to end a strike...

July 19, 2018
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Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Maritime News

Offshore Strike in Norway Expands to More Than 1,500 Workers

OSLO, July 15 (Reuters) – A Norwegian union for workers on offshore oil and gas drilling rigs stepped up a six-day strike on Monday that has slightly hit oil output...

July 15, 2018
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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Maritime News

Escalation of Norway’s Offshore Strike Looms

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — A strike curtailed oil production off Norway for the first time in six years as Royal Dutch Shell Plc shut a North Sea field and workers threatened...

July 10, 2018
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Maritime News

Hundreds of Norway’s Offshore Workers Go On Strike

By Gwladys Fouche and Lefteris Karagiannopoulos OSLO, July 10 (Reuters) – Hundreds of workers on Norwegian offshore oil and gas rigs went on strike on Tuesday after rejecting a proposed wage...

July 10, 2018
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Some 2,500 Offshore Oil Workers in Norway Threaten to Strike

OSLO, June 21 (Reuters) – Some 2,250 workers on Norwegian offshore oil drilling rigs and in drilling and catering services on oil producing platforms could go on strike this summer...

June 21, 2018
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Norway Oil-Wage Talks Near Deadline with Output at Risk

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — Norwegian oil workers will hold last-ditch wage talks with their employers on Friday in an attempt to avoid a strike that could cut 10 percent of crude...

June 7, 2017
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Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Oil Prices Fall as Offshore Strike Ends, China Shows Lower Crude Imports

(Bloomberg) — Oil fell after Norway ended a strike that threatened to halt output by western Europe’s largest crude exporter and as China reduced purchases of the raw material. Futures...

July 10, 2012
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Monday, July 9, 2012
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Lockout Averted on Norwegian Continental Shelf, Strike Ends

(Bloomberg) — Norway’s government ended a 16-day dispute between offshore oil and gas workers and their employers, averting a lockout that had threatened to halt production from western Europe’s largest...

July 9, 2012
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No Progress Made Over the Weekend, Offshore Lockout Imminent

STOCKHOLM–No new meetings have been scheduled between parties in the Norwegian oil strike, and a costly shutdown of all production in Western Europe’s largest oil exporter now looks unavoidable unless...

July 9, 2012
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Friday, July 6, 2012

Offshore Strike Continues to Escalate, Norwegian Minister of Labor Steps In

(Dow Jones) The Norwegian government Friday urged oil unions and companies to continue their negotiations in a bid to resolve a 13-day-old strike that is threatening to escalate next week....

July 6, 2012
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Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Statoil Threatens to Shut Down the Entire Norwegian Continental Shelf

STOCKHOLM–Oil and gas giant Statoil ASA (STO, STL.OS) and other companies represented by Norway’s Oil Industry Association have threatened to lock out workers and shut down production on the Norwegian continental shelf...

July 5, 2012
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Industri Energi

Statoil Losing $34 Million Per Day, Norwegian Offshore Workers Continue Strike

STOCKHOLM–Offshore workers in Norway, western Europe’s largest oil producer and exporter, Tuesday decided not to step up a strike that has already cut 15% of the country’s oil output and...

July 3, 2012
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Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Oseberg Field Centre

Statoil Closes Another 4 Offshore Platforms, Revenue Losses Hit $25 Million Per Day

(Dow Jones) Norwegian oil giant Statoil ASA (STO.OS) Tuesday said it was closing another four oil platforms due a strike by offshore workers that started Sunday. The company said it is losing...

June 26, 2012
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Monday, June 25, 2012
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Defiant Offshore Workers Cost Statoil $19 Million Per Day

OSLO (Dow Jones) –Norwegian oil giant Statoil ASA (STO) has said it will lose about 115 million kroner ($19 million) a day due to a strike by offshore workers, and said that...

June 25, 2012
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Monday, June 11, 2012
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Offshore Workers Strike, Norwegian Rigs Begin to Shut Down

(Dow Jones) OSLO–At least five of Norway’s oil and gas rigs will be shut due to a strike launched at midnight Saturday by 114 workers at oilfield service company Baker Hughes...

June 11, 2012
Total Views: 466

Wednesday, May 30, 2012
stealth skyros

Maritime Strike Continues in Norway, “We risk running empty on ethanol by the end of the week”

OSLO -(Dow Jones)- Southern Norway risks a gasoline shortage in the coming days, as maritime pilots strike as part of a wider public sector dispute over wages, stopping domestic shipments...

May 30, 2012
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012
MT Saturnus

While Maritime Pilots Strike in Norway, Gasoline Supplies Run Low

OSLO (Dow Jones)–Southern Norway risks a gasoline shortage in the coming days, as maritime pilots strike as part of a wider public sector dispute over wages, stopping domestic shipments as...

May 29, 2012
Total Views: 4