Thousands more jobs cut from world oil sector

by News Staff Posted Jan 17, 2015 9:36 am MDT There’s more employment pain in the oil patch.Schlumberger Ltd., the biggest oilfield services company in the world has announced 9,000 job cuts.The massive layoffs are sure to be felt here in Alberta.The company employs 120,000 people, across the globe, meaning the latest job slashing accounts to about 7.5% of the company’s work force.According to Industry Canada, the company employs just over 3,700 people in this country, many of them in Calgary, and Alberta.Analysts suggest up to 650 jobs will be affected in Canada. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email Thousands more jobs cut from world oil sector