Strike Hits Campos Basin Oil Platforms

By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Oil workers in the Campos Basin held a 24-hour strike on July 25th to protest against a reduction in overtime compensation by Petrobras. According to the Sindipetro Norte Fluminense Union, ninety percent of the 7,000 workers in the Campos Basin participated in the strike, however, Petrobras officials dispute that it had any impact on production.

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