Piper Alpha Platform Fire 1988 (German) BP Animation - Single Site Annual Licence
Released Date: 08/05/2009
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Piper Alpha was a North Sea oil production platform operated by Occidental Petroleum (Caledonia) Ltd. The platform began production in 1976, first as an oil platform and then later converted to gas production. On July 6 1988 an explosion and the resulting fire destroyed the platform, killing 167 men. To date it is the world's worst offshore oil disaster in terms of lives lost and impact to industry.
This animation is an excellent tool for a meeting or a training session on one of the following themes (examples only, there are probably more):
- Permit to Work (Control Of Work)
Major accident potential
Layers Of Protection concept
This animation complements the following BP Process Safety series book also available to purchase from IChemE: Control of work
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