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National Oilwell Varco suspends operations, cuts jobs at Houston-area facility

Houston-based National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE: NOV) recently informed the Texas Workforce Commission that it was suspending operations at a local facility.

The suspension of operations and temporary closure of the facility at 210 Magnolia in Galena Park is expected to affect about 85 employees, NOV told the TWC on Nov. 22. The TWC released NOV’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act letter on Dec. 2.

The closure is expected to be finalized between Nov. 22, 2019, and Jan. 21, 2020,…