New research has shed light on the role of the Piper Alpha disaster in preventing further oil and gas releases in the North Sea.
A group representing families and survivors of Norway's worst industrial disaster has spoken of its “demand for a completely new inquiry” exactly 40 years later.
Piecing together precisely what happened, why it happened and how to prevent another Piper Alpha happening again took Lord Cullen well over a year and 400 pages. The impact can be seen across the industry today and his verdict on the present state of offshore safety continues to hold great weight.
The man responsible for the exhaustive public inquiry into the Piper Alpha disaster has condemned management for ignoring “warning signs” the tragedy could take place.
The man who led the public inquiry into the Piper Alpha disaster said last night that the lessons of the tragedy have not been forgotten.
A new North Sea oil and gas industry databank may help to stop another Piper Alpha catastrophe happening, the man who led the inquiry into the disaster said today.
Former Energy Secretary Cecil Parkinson told the Cabinet he had "complete confidence" in Lord Cullen's inquiry into the Piper Alpha Disaster.