World's largest oil service company fires 11,000

The oil service company Schlumberger will before long have reduced its workforce by 15 percent in recent months, and currently there is no sign of improvement in the industry.

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The world's largest oil service company, Schlumberger announced last night mass layoffs of 11,000 employees in all.

This news comes after the company this winter decided to fire 9,000 employees, which means Schlumberger has reduced its staff by a total of 15 percent since then.

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