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The public enquiry into the Piper Alpha disaster

William Douglas Cullen, Lord Cullen of Whitekirk

The public enquiry into the Piper Alpha disaster

by William Douglas Cullen, Lord Cullen of Whitekirk

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Energy by Command of Her Majesty, November 1990.

StatementLord Cullen. Vol. 2.
SeriesCm -- 1310
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Energy.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18548465M

  Fire in the Night: The Piper Alpha Disaster This Kindle edition of a well-reviewed and important journalistic account of the Piper Alpha disaster, has one irritating flaw in that it reads as if it has not been proof-read at all well. However, this reviewer knows of a possible technical explanation for this, and it is only an  › Books › Engineering & Transportation › Engineering.   Hon Lord CullenThe Public Enquiry into the Piper Alpha Disaster. HMSO, London, UK () Google Scholar. 4. J.H. BurgoyneOffshore Safety Report for the Secretary of State for Energy. HMSO, London, UK (, March) Google Scholar. ://

2 days ago  The incident. The 6 th July was a normal day for crew members onboard the Piper Alpha, an oil production platform in the North Sea, located miles north-east of Aberdeen, Scotland.. At about , an explosion was heard on the deck of the platform, immediately followed by a fire which spread quickly in Module B and C. Witnesses said they heard a sustained high-pitched screeching On the night of 6/7 July a major oil production platform known as Piper Alpha in the UK sector of the North Sea was destroyed by explosion and fire, with the loss of lives. This led to the appointment of Lord Cullen, a senior Scottish Judge, to hold a Public Inquiry into the Piper Alpha ://

My book, Fire In The Night – about the Piper Alpha oil rig disaster in which people were killed 20 years earlier – had been published to fine, though regional, :// Relatives of Piper Alpha victims make photo appeal ahead of virtual memorial service Next month's online event will commemorate the men who lost their lives in the oil platform explosion


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