A memorial service was held in Aberdeen today to mark 33 years since the Piper Alpha disaster, which claimed the lives of more than 100 men.
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"If I had went into the accommodation I don't know if I would have ever came out"
A Piper Alpha remembrance service will be held today to mark 32 years since the disaster after organisers overcame the challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Managing the risks of Covid-19 has been at the forefront of our minds in recent months. However, we must be careful not to be distracted from the ever-present potential of major accident hazards (MAHs).
An appeal has been made to help families of Piper Alpha victims pay their respects in an upcoming memorial service.
The UK's oil and gas industry has welcomed the publication of fresh guidance on managing Covid-19 cases offshore.
A memorial trust is planning an “informal” act of remembrance in Aberdeen this weekend to mark 31 years since the Piper Alpha disaster.
A man who has worked tirelessly to improve working conditions in the North Sea after almost perishing on Piper Alpha has been appointed to lead Step Change in Safety.
Steve Rae counts himself among the fortunate 61 who survived Piper Alpha and has made it his duty to ensure that the legacy of the disaster of July 6, 1988, when 167 offshore workers perished, “continues to be revisited, referenced and shared whenever possible with all those connected to and directly employed in the oil and gas industry”.
Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS), based in Banchory, Aberdeenshire, said yesterday it had secured a new multimillion-pound finance package to support its ambitious growth plans.