Gannet Alpha Platform
Platform Size - Medium.
Platform Location - North Sea 110 miles E of Inverness in the Central Field.
Condition - Weathered but maintained. Average overall condition.
Hydrocarbon Output - 70,000 - 90,000 Barrels per day +
Maximum Persons On Board (POB) - 70 (est).
Platform Operational - 1992.
Offshore Welfare facilities (Internal) -
Platform Emergency Drills - Evident and carried out weekly (usually on a Saturday).
Overview - Located in the Mid-Northern sector of the North Sea. This static platform is within sight of a few other platforms and FPSOs including the .
The oil company Shell is the owner and operator of this platform. Safety is taken seriously. The platform lies in the Central Field of the North Sea. Safety features include 3 of the standard issue 'Davit' lifeboat system
In August 2011 this platform was the origin for a large oil spill in the North Sea. It was dealt with fairly promptly.
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