Ramboll Oil & Gas makes big cuts in Norway

Ramboll Oil & Gas is closing its office in the city of Sandefjord in Norway and has laid off 21 employees. "It has suddenly become a highly competitive market," Managing Director of Ramboll Oil & Gas, John Sørensen, tells ShippingWatch.

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Ramboll Oil & Gas is currently making big cutbacks to the company's important bet in the Norwegian market. The engineering consultancy is closing its office in Sandefjord, Norway and has laid off a total of 21 employees, 11 of which have been offered a transfer to one of the remaining offices in Oslo or Drammen.

Managing Director of Ramboll Oil & Gas, John Sørensen commented on this to ShippingWatch about one month after similar layoffs in Denmark, where a total of 22 employees lost their jobs. As for many other companies in the oil and gas industry, the steep drop in oil prices is the main cause of the cutbacks.

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