A labor group representing offshore employers in Norway said the nation’s reputation as an oil and gas producer was at stake because of strikes. As promised, an offshore trade union idled 19 offshore installations through labor action during the weekend. Hundreds of workers on nine installations off the coast of Norway opted for labor action on nine rigs last week to press for higher wages. Jakob Korsgaard, the managing director of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association and the managing director of Maersk Drilling Norway, said the strikes were a blow to Norway’s image. In a statement, he said it was “incomprehensible” that Safe would “put both jobs, the Norwegian continental shelf’s attractiveness and competitiveness and Norway’s reputation as a safe and […]