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World 09 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Norway hours away from oil shutdown, eye on government

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway is hours away from the first complete shutdown of its oil industry in more than 25 years as the government holds off on breaking up a fight between striking offshore workers and employers, threatening exports from western Europe's top producer.

World 09 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Norway hours away from oil shutdown, eye on govt

OSLO (Reuters) - The first total shutdown of Norway's oil industry in more than 25 years may be hours away if the government does not intervene in a tussle between striking offshore workers and employers and allows a steep cut in European oil supplies.

World 06 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Norway government seen intervening to end oil strike

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's government has summoned striking offshore workers and their employers to a meeting later on Friday as a pending lockout threatens to cut off oil and gas exports from western Europe's top producer.

World 06 Jul 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Norway government seen intervening to end oil strike

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's government has summoned striking offshore workers and their employers to a meeting later on Friday as a pending lockout threatens to cut off oil and gas exports from western Europe's top producer.

Community 12 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Oil drilling platform catches fire

MIRI: Five from among 16 evacuated offshore workers treated for varying degrees of burns.

Nation 12 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Five hurt in oil drilling platform fire

MIRI: Sixteen offshore workers were evacuated in an emergency operation when fire broke out on a part of an oil drilling platform belonging to Petronas in deep waters in the South China Sea. Five of the 16 suffered varying degrees of burns in the incident, one of them seriously.

Community 03 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

More than a wish for good health

GAWAI can also be a time for the Dayaks to reflect on their achievements and socio-economic status.

Business 04 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dayang sees further growth with RM1.5bil order-book

KUCHING: Sarawak-based oil and gas services provider, Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd (DEHB), expects further growth after chalking up successful quarters on strong order-book of RM1.5bil until 2016.

Business 08 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

The rise and fall of a foreclosure king

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida: During the housing crash, it was good to be a foreclosure king. David Stern was Florida's top foreclosure lawyer, and he lived like an oil sheik. He piled up a collection of trophy properties, glided through town in a fleet of six-figure sports cars and, with his bombshell wife, partied on an ocean cruiser the size of a small hotel.

World 26 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

BP CEO Hayward nears exit; spill work resumes

LONDON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc has decided Chief Executive Tony Hayward should step down over his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and his departure could be announced in the coming days, sources close to the company said on Sunday.