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Seadrill hiring again in Norway after oil price collapse

Since the oil price collapsed in late 2014, rig operator Seadrill has slashed 1,000 jobs in Norway. But the company has now started hiring again and will need more employees, reports Sysla.

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Drilling major Seadrill, controlled by John Fredriksen, is now hiring again after a series of weak years in the wake of the oil price collapse in 2014.

According to Norwegian offshore media Sysla, the crisis meant that 1,000 of a total 1,400 employees in the period 2014 to 2016 were laid off at Seadrill's Norwegian company, which previously operated under the name North Atlantic Drilling.

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