Six Norwegian offshore oil and gas fields were shut on Monday as more workers joined a strike over pay, companies and union officials said.  The strike will cut Norway’s total output capacity by just over 330,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, or about 8% of total production, according to the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG). The dispute began on Sept. 30 when a group of 43 workers organised by the Lederne union went on strike after wage talks failed between the union and the NOG, which represents oil and gas companies. Monday’s escalation added 126 union members to the strike, taking the total to 169 out of the 1,003 offshore workers Lederne represents. Norway regularly pumps just over 4 million barrels of oil […]