05 July 2013

Remembering Piper Alpha - 6 July 1988

Piper Alpha Memorial

6 July 2013 marks a quarter of a century since an explosion on Occidental’s Piper Alpha oil production platform in the North Sea killed 167 people. Just 61 people survived.

The Institution of Chemical Engineers, its members and staff would like to pay tribute and offer our sympathies to the victims, their families, friends and colleagues, and confirm our commitment to improving safety in all the process industries.

My IChemE

IChemE is a registered charity in England & Wales (214379), and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 039661).