石油天然气协会是挪威一个雇主组织。协会周三发布声明称：此次罢工对挪威大陆架地区的钻井作业造成了严重影响。Baker Hughes、Schlumberger和Halliburton等公司一共350名员工将被解雇，其中大部分来自Baker Hughes。该组织还称：未来几天，受罢工直接或间接影响的企业还会推出进一步的裁员举措。罢工运动使企业不得不停止钻井活动和海上作业，企业唯有裁员才能减少经济损失。
来自/Offshore Energy Today 9月28日消息 编译/赵美园石油圈原创www.oilsns.com
Around 350 oil service workers have been laid off in Norway as a result of a strike action that started a week ago. To remind, over 300 oil service workers went on strike after mediation over the collective oil service agreement between the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association and the Norwegian union of Industri Energi had failed.
According to a statement on Wednesday by the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association, an employers’ organization in Norway, the strike had major consequences for drilling and well operations on the Norwegian continental shelf. As a result, 350 employees at Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, and Halliburton were laid off. The majority of employees who have been laid off are from Baker Hughes. The employers’ organization also said that further layoffs are expected in the next few days in various companies that are directly or indirectly affected by the strike. The companies affected by the strike are shutting down its drilling activities and their offshore operations. As a result, the companies are suffering financial losses and the only was to reduce financial loss is to temporarily lay off employees.