All Not well in Norway’s Oil Town as the ‘low price effect’ hits harder

By AFP… Sparkling wine instead of champagne, companies cancelling their Christmas celebrations, unemployment soaring and real estate prices flagging: with crude prices plunging from record highs, Norway’s oil capital Stavanger is hungover after the party. “There you go, another rejection.” Roger Schurmeyer holds up the umpteenth job rejection letter he has received on his smartphone.

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