A GLOBAL oil firm today revealed more North Sea jobs are to be axed.
Schlumberger Ltd, the world’s largest oilfield services provider, will cut an additional 11,000 positions as part of another round of job cuts due to low crude prices.
It brings the company’s total number of reductions to 20,000 after 9,000 job losses were previously announced.
A Schlumberger spokeswoman today confirmed more North Sea oil jobs will be cut as part of the plans.
Meanwhile, GE Oil and Gas and Mearsk Oil have begun a restructuring process which includes proposals to reduce jobs.
GE Oil and Gas employs more than 45,000 people worldwide with around 1,000 based in Aberdeen.
Maersk Oil UK has revealed that between 30 and 35 onshore jobs could be affected by the proposals and the number of contractors will be cut by 19.
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