Today marks the 30th anniversary of the world's deadliest oil disaster on the night of july 6 1988, an explosion tore through the piper alpha. Piper alpha: regime changer 25 june 2018 july 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the oil industry's worst disaster, which changed safety regulation and. Editorial reviews review the stories of how survivors escaped from 'the inferno ' of the rig are.
Piper alpha 30 years on: why grenfell had “echoes” of offshore disaster 05 july 2018 the grenfell tower fire bore “poignant echoes” of the worst-ever offshore. July 6 marks the 30th anniversary of the piper alpha disaster in the north sea, which is in terms of loss of life, the worst disaster in the history of. When the names of the 167 men who perished in the piper alpha disaster are read aloud at the 30th anniversary memorial service, geoff.
This week marks the 23th anniversary of the worst offshore oil disaster in history the piper alpha was a north sea oil production platform. Piper alpha was an oil production platform in the north sea operated july 6, 1988 it was the site of the world's most lethal offshore disaster. Together with the tartan and claymore platforms, piper alpha was in all, the disaster killed 167 men 165 workers from the platform and two. Survivors of the piper alpha oil platform disaster: long-term follow-up study - volume 181 issue 5 - alastair m hull, david a alexander, susan.
On 6 july 1988 an explosion ripped through the north sea oil rig piper alpha, and the resulting oil and gas fires which destroyed the platform,. Piper alpha was an oil production platform in the north sea approximately 120 miles (190 km) a lasting effect of the piper alpha disaster was the establishment of britain's first post-margaret thatcher trade union, the offshore industry. A service to remember the 167 men who lost their lives in the piper alpha disaster 30 years ago is to take place.
The world's deadliest offshore oil disaster was caused by a gas leak on the north sea oil rig. fire that completely destroyed the north sea oil rig piper alpha and cost 167 workers their lives remains the world's worst offshore oil disaster. A minute's silence has been held in aberdeen in memory of the 167 men who lost their lives in the piper alpha disaster 30 years ago. It is always useful to look back at key disasters and ask if the lessons identified by the investigations into each disaster have been adequately.
Buy fire in the night: the piper alpha disaster reprints by stephen mcginty ( isbn: 8601300210537) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free . Safety has vastly improved on north sea oil and gas platforms since the deadly explosion on the piper alpha rig 25 years ago, but experts warn. That this house notes with sadness the 30th anniversary of the piper alpha disaster which claimed the lives of 167 offshore workers on 6 july. Piper alpha is an offshore oil and gas platform that suffered an explosion in july 1988, still regarded as the worst offshore oil disaster in the history of the uk.