A new cycle for offshore tours was adopted for Phillips employees.
This meant they now worked 14 days offshore, had 21 days off, and then spent another 14 days on the field with 28 days off before the cycle repeated.Final rejectionBooster platform becomes unmanned
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The rescue from the fire on Ekofisk 2/4 A
Dave Taylor from Hull in England was a Crane Operator on Ekofisk Alpha 2/4 A when the fire occurred on the platform November 1st, 1975. He was 27 years at that time. Here is his story from the tragic accident when three men died: