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Death and oil : a true story of the Piper Alpha disaster on the North Sea / Brad Matsen.

Author/Creator:
Matsen, Bradford.
Publication:
New York : Pantheon Books, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 203 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Offshore oil well drilling -- Accidents -- North Sea -- History -- 20th century.
Oil well drilling rigs -- North Sea -- History -- 20th century.
Oil wells -- North Sea -- Blowouts -- History -- 20th century.
Explosions -- North Sea -- History -- 20th century.
Disasters -- North Sea -- History -- 20th century.
North Sea -- History -- 20th century.
Aberdeen (Scotland) -- History -- 20th century.
Disaster victims -- North Sea -- Biography.
Survival -- North Sea -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Autumn 1988
Caddy shack
Pumping money
The divers
Silver pit
Oxy and the doctor
Piper Alpha
The granite city
Piper Alpha
The divers
Aberdeen
The galley
Tharos
Escape
Hell
Night
Tharos
The morning news
Hellfighter
Sadness
Rage.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780307378811
0307378810
OCLC:
699764161