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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s Lederne labour union will expand its ongoing oil strike from Oct. 10 unless a wage bargain can be reached in the meantime, it said on Tuesday, confirming a statement from the country’s state-appointed wage mediator.
Six offshore oil and gas fields shut down on Monday as Lederne ramped up its strike, cutting output capacity by 8%, or around 330,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), according to the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG).
The planned Oct. 10 escalation would hit four additional fields operated by Equinor
but it was too early to say how it would affect oil and gas output, a spokesman for the NOG said.
The dispute began on Sept. 30 when wage talks between Lederne and the NOG collapsed, but the first production outages only started on Oct. 5.
Lederne earlier on Tuesday sent a proposal for a solution