Shell to cut 'less than' 300 workers at Alberta oil sands operation

Fri Jan 9, 2015 1:06pm EST
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CALGARY, Alberta Jan 9 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell will cut "less than" 300 employees out of around 3,000 working at its oil sands operation in northern Alberta, a company spokesman said on Friday.

Shell Canada spokesman Cameron Yost said those affected would be considered for positions elsewhere in Shell's global operations. (Reporting by Nia Williams)