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More than 800 Norwegian oil workers fired in 10 days

Recently a large number of pink slips have been handed out to employees in the Norwegian offshore industry, according to a report.

Photo: COSL

A few days ago rig firm COSL had to let 229 workers go after Statoil terminated a contract with the company.

Yesterday, John Fredriksen-owned North Atlantic Drilling had to fire about 200 employees as, contrary to expectations, the company did not land a contract on the large Johan Sverdrup project.

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