Shell unions to decide on further strike action on Tuesday -spokesman
AMSTERDAM, April 15 (Reuters) - Labour unions will decide on
Tuesday whether they will intensify strike action at Shell's
Pernis oil refinery, Europe's largest, and Moerdijk
chemical plants, union CNV said on Monday.
A strike that started on April 8, resulted in the shutdown
of the thermal gasoil installation at the 400,000 barrel per day
refinery on Monday, CNV spokesman Piet Verburg said.
Unions say the action has reduced output at Pernis to 65
percent of capacity since early last week. Similar action
prevented planned maintenance at Moerdijk on Monday, Verburg
(Reporting by Bart Meijer; editing by David Evans)
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