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Offshore Platform - Shearwater Oil Installation

Platform Size - Large.

Platform Location - North Sea (Approx 130 miles ENE of Aberdeen). Sector 22/30b.

Condition - Weathered.

Hydrocarbon Output - Not known. Processes Hydrocarbons, does not have a drilling derrick.

Platform Operational - 1999.

Offshore Welfare facilities -

The Good

Internet is at ok speeds.

The Bad

No Duty Free Bond.

Accommodation module is spread over 8 levels of stairs. Be prepared for a grueling stair-climb for reaching different areas.

Work Area Welfare - Some outside phones are unlocked for calls back to the mainland. Smoking room (locker room) is tiny but has a mainland radio channel on the speaker system.

Platform Emergency Drills - Evident and carried out weekly (usually on the week-end).

Overview - Located in the North Sea this oil platform is within sight of many other platforms. The platform was constructed in the late 1980s. It is connected to an additional platform by a walkway.

The oil giant Shell is the owner and operator of this platform. The primary contracting company that provides personnel for the oil platform is Amec.

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