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Experts damning comment on Shell North Sea Oil Spill

Comment from a Shell North Sea Platform Safety & Maintenance Expert on the current oil spill near the Gannet Alpha Platform

…another example of reactive maintenance regime, i.e. allowing, through neglect, equipment to fail and then reacting to the failure rather than, as the Safety Case for Gannet prescribes, preventing failure in the first instance by application of appropriate maintenance, inspection and monitoring.

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One Comment

  1. phildyer says:

    Funny how he can comment without any knowledge of what happened-must be psychic!

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