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167 Dead: The Worst Oilfield Explosion in Human History

167 Dead: The Worst Oilfield Explosion in Human History
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The platform began production in 1976, first as an oil platform and then later converted to gas production. An explosion and resulting fire destroyed it on 6 July 1988, killing 167 men, with only 61 survivors

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