Technologies from the oil and gas industry provide benefits far beyond their original purpose.
The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association reached agreement with the Norwegian Organisation of Managers and Executives (Lederne) at 02.15 on Saturday morning in the mediation process on the offshore pay settlement.
The mediation process over pay has begun with the Norwegian Organisation of Managers and Executives (Lederne). This follows the union’s rejection of the Norwegian Oil and Gas offer in negotiations on the offshore pay agreements which took place on 22-23 May.
According to new estimates coal pollutes four times more than gas when coal power is compared with gas for heating.
The conflict between Norwegian Oil and Gas and the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) was terminated at 14.00 on Tuesday 11 October.
A strike has been averted following a mediated settlement with the Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe) over the oil agreement, which applies in part to land-based facilities.
The Norwegian Union of Energy Workers (Safe) has refused to accept the negotiated result for the oil agreement, which also covers land-based facilities in Norway. This settlement has accordingly gone to mediation today, with the deadline set at midnight.
The strike called by the Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) has had major consequences for drilling and well operations on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS). The number of workers laid off as a result now exceeds the total who have actually downed tools.
The Norwegian Union of Industry and Energy Workers (Industry Energy) has received a pay offer on a par with industrial employees – the “lead sector” – despite the conditions prevailing in the oil industry. It has nevertheless opted to call a strike.