Offshore supplement agreed
The Norwegian Employers Confederation (NAF) proposed during pay talks in 1982 that offshore workers should have their income divided into two components – basic pay and an offshore supplement of 47 per cent. That would make their high income simpler both to understand and defend.
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SAR helicopter in place
A search and rescue (SAR) helicopter has been stationed permanently on Statfjord B since 1983 as part of the emergency response organisation.