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Norway's government ordered a last-minute settlement in a dispute between striking oil workers and employers to prevent the complete closure of its oil and gas industry. Employers were set to implement a total lockout of 7,000 offshore workers at midnight on July 9 in a bid to end the strike called by unions to press for early retirement for oil workers....
Negotiations between Norway's oil workers and employers over pay and pensions failed for a third time on July 8. The strike has already cut Norway's oil production by about 13% and gas output by 4%, and all production could come to an end from July 10 when employers say they will lock out all striking workers. ...
It is widely acknowledged that human and organisational aspects pose great challenges to operators which are implementing integrated operations (IO), but there are also massive technological challenges to be solved. Some are related to information quality and to the poor integration capabilities of both software and business processes....