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For over 100 years there are trade unions’ structures in oil and gas industry. Today ROGWU is the largest industrial union in our country. Activities of ROGWU aims to protect workers' rights in oil and gas industry at all stages of production; to compliance with labour contract and to provide the employee with all the necessary social and economic guarantees.
ROGWU –IE exchange visit to Norway

Young representatives from the Russian Oil and Gas workers trade union ROGWU visited Norway and the Norwegian trade union Industri Energi between 7.-13.12.08. Both unions agreed on building strong relations between Russian and Norwegian employees. This meeting will help to exchange experiences from the youth movement in different countries and trade unions.

In the program of visit there was focus on HSE, Northern areas (Barents sea), Trade union movement in Norway, safety for people transportation by helicopters, youth work in IE. IE organized meetings with the LO president, representatives from StatoiHydro, OIL Directorate and representative from Norway Parliament.

The program was very useful and interesting. Special thanks to Leif Sande, Frode Alfheim, Lars Muhre, Ommund Stokka, Henrik Fjelsbo, Alex Khrol.