Victory for drilling workers
Broadly speaking, the offshore workforce was organised in 13 unions and two national federations – the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) and the Norwegian Confederation of Vocational Unions (YS).
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President Carter visits Statfjord A
It is not every day that Norway gets a visit from an American president, but 4 May 1982 was one such occasion. That was when Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalyn took a trip out to Statfjord A, which was operated at the time by Mobil Exploration Norway Inc (Meni).