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FA Platform
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No: 1905   Contributor: Driaan Louw   Year: 2005   Country: South Africa
FA Platform

Photo taken 2 Sept 2005 by a good friend.
One of the hottest platforms out there. The one and only drilling production platforms offshore South Africa.
Picture added on 04 September 2009 at 07:35
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Quite a nice little video about the FA Platform, made by The Times reporter. Worth a look.

Added by Driaan Louw on 05 September 2009.
Seems like a nice and cool working and holiday while you work at the same time. How many workers are there estimation per shift?

Added by Mathews on 19 November 2009.
Yes I work on this FA Platform for 14 years.I made some good friends, but now we work all over the world, for different oil companies.

Added by Gideon Reyneke on 25 January 2013.
I worked on the FA for 15 years - it was like a five star hotel then - can still remember Gideon, Gary Purcocks, Jannie Nel, Randy Makka (A good bunch to work, and my best off-shore years was spent there )

Added by Melvyn.J.Michaels on 24 March 2013.
Hello Mel,
Yes it was good days, the work was hard but the fishing was good. The Technicians were top class. I miss that good old days.
Regards.

Gideon Reyneke.

Added by Gideon Reyneke on 26 October 2015.
I am still here 27 years service. Sadly the gas is running out. Still a great place to work

Added by Mel Irvine on 11 May 2017.
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