[Ticker] State intervention ends Norwegian oil and gas strike

EU Reporter

Norway’s Labour Minister, Marte Mjøs Persen, Tuesday evening stopped a strike by oil and gas workers amid concerns it could worsen Europe’s energy crisis. The strike would have cut Norway’s gas production to more than half by the weekend. “When the conflict could result in such far-reaching societal impacts for all of Europe, I have no other choice than to intervene,” the minister said in a statement.