Lower oil investments impact Aker Solutions employees

As many as 200 employees at Norwegian Aker Solutions could risk losing their job due to reduced activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

The oil industry's investment slowdown in the year to come could impact as many as 200 employees working with maintenance and modifications at Norwegian Aker Solutions, which serves as a supplier to the offshore industry. On Wednesday the company met with its employees to discuss the situation for the workers, according to, and Head of Communications Bunny Nooryani tells the news media:

"We can't rule out any layoffs, but we're working hard to find alternative solutions. As you know, the activity level for maintenance and modifications on the Norwegian Continental Shelf has decreased significantly this year. Several service suppliers to the offshore industry have warned of cuts in light of this development," she says.

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