Staff reductions in Aibel

Stavanger, Norway, 28 October 2014

During the course of 2014, Aibel has announced several staff reductions due to reduced workload.

Over the past year, the company’s workload has been declining. This has resulted in several staff reductions. Simultaneously, Aibel has done extensive work to improve its competitiveness within the different business units.

Employees within staff functions as well as  the company’s core business – engineering, procurement, fabrication and project management – have been asked to leave their positions. All eight of Aibel’s Norwegian offices, as well as its international offices, have been affected by the reductions.

Reductions in Aibel
March 2014: Aibel announced that it will need to reduce staff by 230 employees. The reductions are spread over all Norwegian locations, as well as the company’s offices in Petersfield and Singapore. 

August 2014: New reductions of 250 employees are executed. The reductions are spread over the company’s offices in Bergen, Haugesund, Kristiansund, Harstad, Stjørdal and Hammerfest. 

1 October 2014: Up to 230 new terminations will be executed among personnel related to Haugesund. 

27 October 2014: Aibel announces the need to reduce its workforce with an additional 300 employees. The reductions are spread over all Norwegian locations, with emphasis on Stavanger, Oslo, Haugesund and Stjørdal. 

All figures include natural turnover. 


Aibel is a leading service company within the oil and gas industry and is established in renewable energy.

The company`s around 5,500 employees in Norway and abroad are engaged onshore and offshore. With eight locations in Norway, the company is located near the customers. In addition to operations in Norway, Aibel is also located in Thailand, Singapore and Denmark.

Published 2014-10-28, 09:49 CET Updated 2014-10-28, 09:49 CET

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