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Piper Alpha oil platform destroyed

Title
Piper Alpha oil platform destroyed
Genre
Interview
TX Date
28 Mar 1989
Year of production
1989
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Duration
00:01:43
Description
Occidental Petroleum spokesman Alex Blake-Milton on the demolition of the Piper Alpha oil platform: why they chose to detonate earlier than planned, how the demolition went, relief at its finally having happened, and how their thoughts are with the families of the men who died. Male interviewer not identified. Broadcast on NorthSound.
Contributors
Northsound Radio; Alex Blake-Milton
Keywords
Oil extraction; North Sea; Petroleum industry; Demolitions; Piper Alpha (oil platform); Occidental Petroleum

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