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Offshore crisis could force DNV GL to slash 1,000 workers

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The world's largest classification bureau, DNV GL, plans to lay off around 1,000 due to the crisis in the oil and gas sector. The announcement comes in the wake of the company's annual report 2015, which showed a revenue of close to USD 3 billion.


BY NIKLAS KRIGSLUND
Published 12.05.16 at 15:31

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