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  • S Africa: Coal Drivers Protest Over Renewable Energy Contracts

    S Africa: Coal Drivers Protest Over Renewable Energy Contracts

    Wednesday, 1st March 2017
    Several coal transporting trucks blocked highways in South Africa's capital on Monday to protest against the country's renewable power programme after President Jacob Zuma showed support for the sector in speech to parliament last month.
  • Nigeria to Face Possible Gas Strike

    Nigeria to Face Possible Gas Strike

    Sunday, 4th September 2016
    Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has threatened to resume its suspended strike if the federal government refuses to enforce the implementation of an agreement reached among the tripartite partners in the industry.
  • South African Energy Workers Call for Strike over Wages

    South African Energy Workers Call for Strike over Wages

    Wednesday, 27th July 2016
    The Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers Union (CEPPWAWU) said that South African energy workers plan to strike over wages at the end of July. The strike would affect the crude oil refineries and fuel depots.
  • Nigeria: Oil Workers Call Off Strike Action

    Nigeria: Oil Workers Call Off Strike Action

    Thursday, 14th July 2016
    Nigerian workers have suspended their industrial strike following several hours of talks with government officials.
  • Nigeria: Oil Union Leaders, Government Discuss Strike Issues

    Nigeria: Oil Union Leaders, Government Discuss Strike Issues

    Tuesday, 12th July 2016
    Nigeria's government officials held talks with leaders of Nigerian trade union, who are on strike, in efforts to resolve the dispute.
  • Norway Faces Risk of Oil Strikes

    Norway Faces Risk of Oil Strikes

    Tuesday, 31st May 2016
    Norway's oil and gas biggest Unions are threatening with a strike –that would affect eight North Sea platforms run by Royal Dutch Shell– if the companies do not meet their expectations over wages and working conditions for offshore workers.
  • French Strikes: Fuel Supply Improving, But Crisis Not Over

    French Strikes: Fuel Supply Improving, But Crisis Not Over

    Monday, 30th May 2016
    In France, the strikes at oil refineries as part of an ongoing standoff with the government over labour reforms are affecting the supply. More than half the country’s 10,250 filling stations running were low on stocks.
  • Fuel Deliveries from Niger’s Refinery Disrupted by Strike

    Fuel Deliveries from Niger’s Refinery Disrupted by Strike

    Thursday, 14th April 2016
    Fuel deliveries from Niger's only oil refinery were disrupted by the start of a three-day strike over working conditions and pay, a local union official said.
  • Nigeria’s Oil Unions End Strike After Govt Promises

    Nigeria’s Oil Unions End Strike After Govt Promises

    Sunday, 13th March 2016
    Nigerian unions ended a day-old strike against the split of the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) after a minister promised there would be no job cuts.
  • Nigeria Oil Workers Stage Strike, Shutting Down NNPC

    Nigeria Oil Workers Stage Strike, Shutting Down NNPC

    Thursday, 10th March 2016
    Nigerian trade unions shutted down the offices of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, in protest at plans to reorganize the company. The strike raises the spectre of further oil shortages in the country.