OSLO, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Norwegian oil firms plan to close down 22% of the country’s oil and gas output, or 900,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day, if workers go on strike next week, the Norwegian Oil and Gas Association (NOG) said on Friday.
Some 324 workers out of 7,300 employees on offshore platforms plan to strike from Sept. 30 if annual pay negotiations with employers fail, trade unions Safe, Industri Energi and Lederne said on Wednesday. (Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis, editing by Terje Solsvik)
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