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Shell to cut up to 9,000 jobs as oil demand slumps

BBC News Wednesday, 30 September 2020
The move comes five months after it cut its dividend for the first time since World War Two.
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Shell has said it plans to cut between 7,000 and 9,000 jobs worldwidefollowing a collapse in demand for oil amid the coronavirus pandemic. The oilgiant has said the cuts will be fully implemented by the end of 2022. Thecompany also told investors that this includes around 1,500 employees who...

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Shell Will Cut 9,000 [Video]

Shell Will Cut 9,000

CNN reports that Royal Dutch Shell will slash as many as 9,000 jobs as the oil giant accelerates a shift away from fossil fuels. On Wednesday, the company said it would cut between 7,000 and 9,000 positions by the end of 2022. That's ten percent of its workforce. The total includes 1,500 people who have volunteered to leave the company this year. Shell expects the overhaul to deliver annual cost savings of up to $2.5 billion by 2022.

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