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Prosafe celebrates Sverdrup contract in tough times

Times are tough for the hotel rig market, where the downturn has hurt Prosafe's bottom line yet again. Therefore, the company's CEO is celebrating a major contract with Statoil for the Johan Sverdrup field.

National Oilwell Varco hints at more layoffs

More layoffs could be in store for National Oilwell Varco in spite of the fact that the Norwegian oil company has already fired almost 3,200 employees in 14 months. CEO Frode Jensen warns against believing that the hard times are over, reports Dagens Næringsliv.

Suppliers to North Sea offshore in standstill

All the heavy industries serving as suppliers to the North Sea oil production are noting declining production. The number of vessel and rig newbuildings are plummeting, according to new data.

Biggest increase in Norwegian unemployment in six years

Although most economists and industry players agree that the worst is yet to come for Norway, many people were still surprised by the most recent increase in unemployment, which is especially attributable to the low oil price. The largest increase in unemployment since 2009.

Another day, another 10,000 oil jobs axed

The slowdown in the offshore sector continues to hit employees across the globe. Chevron and oil service company Saipem announce new cost reduction measures that will see a combined 10,000 oil jobs axed.

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