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Norwegian Government Finally Intervenes to End Oil Industry Dispute

OilPrice.com -- As the Norwegian oil industry’s deadline for shutting down their entire oil production operations approached, the government finally stepped in to take charge of the situation.

Just 30 minutes before the oil companies were due to lock out all workers from the oil wells and begin the process which would see all oil production in the world’s eighth largest oil exporter halted, the labour minister Hanne Bjurstrom summoned both sides to her office to resolve the dispute.


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Submitted Jul 12, 2012 By: NOTSOGRN
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Message Posted: Jul 16, 2012 6:47:46 AM

repeat
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Thank you for posting.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 2:23:57 AM

Industry got what it wanted. Pressured the workers.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 2:04:11 AM

Surprise.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:20:04 AM


=> Well...What else comes out of Norway besides "Good Norwegian Wood" as the Beatles once said.

Oh ya...There's Volvo's that last forever except finding a dealer nearby when the damn thing ain't working right takes forever. <=

Ummmm.... that's Sweden, not Norway. Sheesh.


=> obama can help <=
=> Maybe Obama could help them go green and speed things along to end oil production in Norway... <=
=> Nobama <=

.....what do you guys do, close your eyes so you can't even read the headline? This is a *NORWAY* story. Got nothing to do with O'bama.

Wanted: longer hip boots

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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:13:20 AM

interesting
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:12:18 AM

I didn't know they were the eighth largest. This should cause fuel prices to 'plummet' a cent or so.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:11:05 AM

Maybe Obama could help them go green and speed things along to end oil production in Norway...
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:10:30 AM

To Hanne's office for a spanking, eh?
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:09:44 AM

Both sides lose in a strike, neither can make up for the lost production, revenue or payroll.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:05:59 AM

obama can help
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:02:56 AM

Interesting arbitration..
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:02:32 AM

A deal is a deal.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:01:28 AM

As least he let them try to the end. I is good he stepped in. But lets see if the government can resolve it well.
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Message Posted: Jul 13, 2012 12:00:36 AM

Nobama
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:54:41 PM

For once a politician may have actually earned their salary. Would be interesting to see if that ever happened here.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:51:50 PM

Good
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:51:44 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:51:42 PM

nice
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:46:44 PM

Good job.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:43:14 PM

GOOD FOR SOMEBODY!
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:30:50 PM

Unions are the answer, baby. See all the good they do.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:30:29 PM

well for now anyway
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:29:19 PM

I doubt this will have a great impact on oil prices.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:28:44 PM

good
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:25:53 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:24:49 PM

Well...What else comes out of Norway besides "Good Norwegian Wood" as the Beatles once said.

Oh ya...There's Volvo's that last forever except finding a dealer nearby when the damn thing ain't working right takes forever.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:24:38 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:24:01 PM

hmmm
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:23:08 PM

fraking unions
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:22:14 PM

crazy ...
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:17:14 PM

Yeah.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:14:43 PM


Finally.

Someone new to blame for the price at the pump. The Middle-East is getting old.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:12:16 PM

I think this could be settled wthout striking.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:11:17 PM

It's about time someone intervened.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:02:56 PM

That's why unions are necessary; most of the time they agree with management to prohibit lockouts.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:02:14 PM

That is what will need to happen in the USA
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 11:00:44 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:58:34 PM

Thank you for the post. I don't know how it will effect our gas price directly here in the US of A.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:58:10 PM

Who didn't see that coming?
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:56:48 PM

Socialism at work?
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:51:46 PM

yup
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:49:06 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:45:14 PM

nice
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:40:44 PM

I don't expect that this will have much impact here.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:40:36 PM

WELL,...... it is a global economy now,...RIGHT?
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:36:03 PM

not going to do much for prices here
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:35:43 PM

Norway? Ho-hum.
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:34:20 PM

Ditto, where is this of interest 8 time zones away
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:33:16 PM

hopefully?

I think you need to use different words...
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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2012 10:32:07 PM

hopefully prices will go down
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