July 24, 2018 / 9:27 AM / 4 months ago

Strike at Total UK North Sea oil platforms ended at 0500 GMT

FILE PHOTO: The logo of French oil giant Total is seen on a flag at La Defense business and financial district in Courbevoie near Paris, France. May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - A 24-hour strike at Total’s (TOTF.PA) British North Sea oil and gas platforms Alwyn, Elgin and Dunbar ended as planned at 0500 GMT, but the platforms will take 12 to 24 hours to resume full production, a union spokesman said on Tuesday.

Unite the Union, Britain’s largest labour union, has scheduled further 24-hour stoppages on Aug. 6 and 20 and 12-hour strikes will occur on July 30 and Aug. 13 if it is unable to reach agreement about new rotas with Total.

Reporting By Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Kirsten Donovan

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