Categotry Archives: Statoil

Sharpen those axes

Norway’s Statoil isn’t fucking about in Houston: Around 70 Statoil employees reportedly were stripped of their jobs with immediate effect at its Houston-area offices in the US after refusing to take voluntary redundancy as part of manpower cutbacks at the Norwegian state-run oil giant. Ouch!  I don’t think we’re in Norway any more, Olaf! Retrenched staff – largely drawn from the company’s IT, technical and communication departments within its upstream business – were offered voluntary redundancy packages or alternative positions […]