Popular news, January 19 – 25, 2015

As the oil industry sector is looking for ways to reduce costs amid falling oil prices, similarly to the week of January 12 – 18, 2015, more companies have announced workforce reductions.

Accordingly, articles on Talisman and Baker Hughes laying off their workers were the most read.

You also read about a gas leak near a Shell-operated FPSO in the UK North Sea; Police searching for an offshore worker accused of sexual assault; Repsol, Exxon starting production from an offshore field in Russia, and Aker Solutions landing a lucrative Johan Sverdrup contract.

Scroll down for more popular news.


1. Baker Hughes axes 7000 jobs


2. More jobs cut in UK North Sea


3. UK: Police searching for offshore worker linked to sexual assault


4. Gas leak near Curlew FPSO


5. Aker Solutions awarded 5-year Johan Sverdrup work


6. DW: Nail-biting period ahead for offshore drillers


7. Exxon, Rosneft start oil production from Arkutun-Dagi field

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