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The Resource Death and oil : a true story of the Piper Alpha disaster on the North Sea, Brad Matsen

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

Label
Death and oil : a true story of the Piper Alpha disaster on the North Sea
Title
Death and oil
Title remainder
a true story of the Piper Alpha disaster on the North Sea
Statement of responsibility
Brad Matsen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the events of the 1988 oil rig disaster on the North Sea, drawing on interviews with survivors and family members, the Occidental Petroleum Corp., and rescue workers to trace the gas leak that triggered the explosion and the devastation it continues to inflict
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matsen, Bradford
Dewey number
363.11/9622338190916336
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TN871.215
LC item number
.M36 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Offshore oil well drilling
  • Oil well drilling rigs
  • Oil wells
  • Explosions
  • Disasters
  • North Sea
  • Aberdeen (Scotland)
  • Disaster victims
  • Survival
Label
Death and oil : a true story of the Piper Alpha disaster on the North Sea, Brad Matsen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocn699764161
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 203 p.
Isbn
9780307378811
Lccn
2011011902
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)699764161
Label
Death and oil : a true story of the Piper Alpha disaster on the North Sea, Brad Matsen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
ocn699764161
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 203 p.
Isbn
9780307378811
Lccn
2011011902
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)699764161

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