A Norwegian offshore managers’ union agreed Oct. 9 to immediately end a 10-day strike thought to have reduced the country’s oil and gas production by around 8%, after successful mediation efforts intended to avert a further escalation, the union said. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The breakthrough came after a day of talks aimed at resolving a dispute over pay and conditions that had threatened to escalate and shut down almost one-quarter of production in Western Europe’s largest oil and gas producing country. In a statement, the Lederne, or “Leaders,” trade union said it had achieved its main goal, of securing collective pay agreements for workers whose functions are moved from offshore platforms […]