WORKFORCE: Following in footsteps of other oil firms, Statoil cuts 1K employees Pamela King, E&E reporter Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 Norway's Statoil ASA has reduced its workforce by 1,000 employees in an effort to cut costs. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.