December 2009 Blog Posts (4)

The Day the Sea Caught Fire: 20 years after the Piper Alpha explosion, the survivors get to tell their story

The Piper Alpha explosion was the world's worst off-shore oil disaster. The disaster killed 167 men, only 59 men of the crew survived. The death toll includes 2 men from a rescue vessel. Insurance claims totaled $3.4 billion USD.

The fire was visible 70 miles away as a distant, flickering flame on the horizon.

The heat generated was so intense that a helicopter could only circle at a perimeter of one mile, the tongues of… Continue

Added by Dive Diva on December 19, 2009 at 6:21pm — 4 Comments

What is a Commercial Oilfield Diver?

A friend sent me this poem, its an oldie but still a goodie....

What is a Commercial Oilfield Diver?

They come in assorted sizes, in trucks, in helicopters, in supply boats, in "cut-off" jeans, in love, in debt, and indiscriminately. Girls love them, whores take them, St. John's tolerate them and governments support them.

They are laziness with a pack of cards, bravery with a bottle of rum, and the saviours of humanity on empty pockets. They have the… Continue

Added by Dive Diva on December 18, 2009 at 6:00am — No Comments

becoming a diver

i'm not a diver, want to become one tho. i am in the military until february and i wonder if anyone could help me find the right school that is HSE certified because i want to work international. any information is appreciated. thank you

Added by mike jeffrey on December 17, 2009 at 7:25pm — 2 Comments

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