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Shell unions agree to new wage offer to end Pernis strikes - spokesman

FILE PHOTO: A Shell sign at one of the oil major's petrol stations in Ulm, Germany, April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/File Photo

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch trade unions on Thursday said they have agreed to a new offer by Royal Dutch Shell to end a wage dispute which has hit production at Shell's Pernis oil refinery and Moerdijk chemical plants in recent weeks.

CNV union spokesman Piet Verburg said unions on Friday will advise employees at Europe's largest oil refinery and the chemical plants to end their strikes, which started on April 8.

(Reporting by Bart Meijer, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)