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400 people risk being laid off at Seadrill

Once the contracts for two of Seadrill's drilling rigs expire, around 400 of the company's 1,050 employees are at risk of losing their jobs, reports media. Labor union expects the carrier to announce dismissals prior to Christmas.

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Around 400 of offshore carrier Seadrill's Norwegian employees risk losing their jobs once two of the company's drilling rigs complete their current contracts, reports domestic media Aftenbladet.

The rigs in question are West Bollsta, set to finish work for oil company Lundin next spring, and West Hercules, which is going to Canada for a six-month assignment starting in February or March next year.

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