Remembering the Piper Alpha disaster

TODAY, 32 years ago, 167 oilfield workers lost their lives in what is arguably the world’s biggest oil disaster.

Remembering the Piper Alpha disaster Remembering the Piper Alpha disaster Remembering the Piper Alpha disaster Remembering the Piper Alpha disaster Remembering the Piper Alpha disaster

On the evening of the 6 July 1988, the Piper Alpha oil and gas platform exploded. It was located 190 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeen in the North Sea.

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