Eldar Saetre, acting chief executive officer of Statoil ASA. Norwegian companies including Statoil ASA and global behemoths with Norwegian units, such as ConocoPhillips, are gearing up for the biggest investment cuts the Nordic nation has seen since 2000.  (Photographr: Krister Soerboe/Bloomberg)

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