Oil companies’ property help revealed
Employees get help from their employer to buy a property.
In Aftenbladet’s continuing focus on employee benefits, another article shows Eni Norge is no exception.
Below are answers from some companies.
BP: “That’s correct. Employees have the option of subsidised bank mortgages.”
ConocoPhillips: “Newly employed people who have moved here get a lump sum plus 30 percent addition to their base salary for 12 months."
ExxonMobil: “We have special arrangements for those who are newly established, and a loan scheme for all our employees, otherwise.”
GDF Suez: “We have subsidised loan schemes for all employees buying a house, and transitional arrangements for those who move here.”
Marathon: “Marathon Oil offers employees subsidised mortgages and a moving remuneration for new out-of-town employees.”
Talisman: “We subsidise part of the mortgage interest rate as part of our compensation package for employees.”
Total: “That’s correct. New employees are offered the opportunity of a mortgage.”
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