(OFFSHORE NO)  The rig company Maersk Drilling can not escape the decline in the oil sector and warns that 190 employees have to go.

Downsizing happens after that two rigs going by contract, and several employees thus becomes redundant, writes Stavanger Aftenblad.

It is very unfortunate that someone loses their job, but as the situation is now, it can unfortunately not be avoided, according to a statement on the website of the Maersk-employees union.

While the rig Maersk Giant goes off contract in September, says Maersk Guardian his contract in October.

According to the company will seniority principle mainly be used when who will be affected by the redundancies are determined.