Norway’s Oil Supplier Reputation Unharmed by Strike, IEA Says
By Mikael Holter
“It was solved, and it was very important that the reliability was not brought into question,” Maria van der Hoeven, the energy adviser’s executive director, said today in an interview in Oslo. “To have reliable risk management is also part of the trust and confidence put in you.”
A strike over pay and pensions at the end of June and beginning of July was ended by the government through forced arbitration as a total shutdown loomed. The strike disrupted 15 percent of oil production and 7 percent of gas output, according to Norway’s Oil Industry Association.
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