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daniel hunt

obsessed with offshore installations, the engineering involved in the industry, and the technology used to drill/extract from under the sea bed is amazing, after seeing the douglas platform in the irish sea ive always wanted to work on one. got my BOSIET just trying to get a start

Britannia Platform Photo Courtesy of ConocoPhillips.
Douglas Platform The Douglas Platform (seen behind its standby boat) is in the Irish Sea, off the coast of NW England...
ETAP The Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) is an integrated development of seven different reservoirs. F...
Accommodation barge from the Brent Charlie Photo Courtesy of Shell Photographic Services, Shell International Ltd
Mossgas FA installation 1990/91 This picture, taken from the Micoperi (Saipem) 7000, shows the FA jacket and module support frame in...
Brents Shutdown 2006 Picture taken form the Alpha looking North at Bravo, Charlie and Delta with the Borgholm Dolphin alo...
A hurricane on tow Mid Atlantic. That is what I call a heavy sea.
Anasuria Shell vessel converted to drill and storage unit North Sea, whilst in final conversion before tow ou...
Arriving on the Kittiwake Platform In the North Sea everyone flying to or from a platform has to wear a 'survival suit' (yellow here) w...
BP Thunder Horse Listing in the Mexican Gulf - bigger does not mean safer.
BP Thunder Horse on the Dockwise Blue Marlin When built the Thunder Horse semi-submersible drilling and production facility was about 50 percent ...
Breezy Brent Bravo The storm that broke the gangway. See the bloke on the walkway to get an idea of the scale of the s...
Brent Bravo Photo Courtesy of Shell Photographic Services, Shell International Ltd
Buzzard Platform Buzzard Platform with the GSF Galaxy III {if the contributor would email me at info@oilrig-photo...
capsize1 This jack up sank in the Arabian Gulf no loss of life, and it was salvaged and returned to its owner...
capsize2 Salvaged jack up
Claymore Platform The Claymore Platform in the North Sea is now owned by Talisman. It is in fact two platforms, one fo...
Cormorant Alpha In a storm a few years ago
Cormorant Alpha A poor day on the Cormorant A
Cormorant Alpha The Cormorant Alpha platform is a concrete gravity platform of the Condeep type. It has four legs an...
Donghae-1 The Donghae-1 platform is a Korean gas condensate processing facility.
Hibernia Platform Off the coast of Newfoundland, the Hibernia is the world's largest oil platform in terms of weight, ...
Hurricane at Oseberg A, 19 Jan 2007 Force: 60 knots, later increased to 95, highest force measured: more than a hundred knots. Pictu...
The Ekofisk Complex Ekofisk is an oil field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, discovered in 1969. Production sta...
Shell's Mars TLP after hurricane Katrina The Mars Tension-leg Platform, or Mars Platform, is a permanent, offshore drilling and production te...
Magnus Platform The Magnus Platform is in the northern UK sector of the North Sea, about 100 miles north-east of the...
Veslefrikk A and B Veslefrikk A is a steel platform hosting the drilling facility - Veslefrikk B is a converted semi-su...
Shell Mars TLP The Mars Tension-leg Platform, or Mars Platform, is a permanent offshore drilling and production ten...
Brutus TLP Hull Carried by the Dockwise Mighty Servant 3. See picture #193 for the completed platform.
E11 Platform Photo Courtesy of Shell Photographic Services, Shell International Ltd
Gullfaks A With a standby vessel to one side and a shuttle tanker moored to a spar in the background. See al...
Heidrun Platform Photo courtesy of Statoil
Heidrun Platform at night Photo courtesy of Statoil
Sleipner Field Gas produced from the Sleipner field has an unusually high concentration of CO2, so in order to conf...
North Rankin A North Rankin A platform, off the North West Shelf, Australia.
Erb-West Complex Erb-West Complex one the pioneering Oil and Gas Facility at Offshore Sabah, Malaysia.
North Cormorant The crane barge Balder lifting modules onto the North's deck. You can just see the walkway from the ...
A semi sub anchor Sedco 700 anchor.
BP Andrew The Andrew field lies around 230 kilometers north-east of Aberdeen in the North Sea. It produces oil...
Statoil Visund This picture shows workers leaving the Visund by helicopter. It also gives a very good view of one o...
Veslefrikk A and B Veslefrikk A, on the right, has drilling facilities whilst processing and accommodation are onboard ...
BBLT BBLT (Benguela, Belize, Lobito, and Tomboco) platform taken April 2008 of Cabinda in Angola with FPS...
Kungulo Water Injection Platform Chevron's KWIP Platform during the initial stage of Hook-Up and Commissioning Works, Offshore Cabind...
BBLT BBLT (Benguela, Belize, Lobito, and Tomboco) platform taken April 2008 off Cabinda in Angola.
High Seas Driller Stormy weather whilst on High Seas Driller
Ocean Guardian control room view A real nasty day in the North Sea
Celebrity Century passing the Stena Spey Leaving the Cromarty Firth in June, 2008. In the large version you can make out workers on the rig w...
Lunskoye The Lunskoye field is offshore northeast Sakhalin Island, Russia. The platform has a concrete jacket...
Murdoch Platform, Southern North Sea The Murdoch rig stands 80 miles east of Flamborough Head on the east coast of England. Picture Co...
Judy/Joanne Platform Courtesy of ConocoPhillips
Heidrun Statoil's massive concrete based Heidrun platform. Picture courtesy of Statoil.
Oseberg A See picture #246 for a view in less pleasant weather. Courtesy Terje S. Knudsen / StatoilHydro
CWDP-01 smart field platform with tender Champion West CWDP-01 smart field platform with tender assist rig, West Pelaut, Brunei. Photo Cou...
Lunskoye A The Production Platform Lunskoye A in Russian Waters, North Sakhalin
Lunskoye-A installation, Sakhalin, Russia Taken shortly after installation of the topsides which can be seen on the barge in picture #199. ...
Kvitebjørn Platform The Kvitebjørn lies south east of the Gullfaks. Sea depth is 190 metres. Photo courtesy of Stat...
Constitution Spar The Constitution Spar produces oil from the Ticonderoga and Constitution fields. She is 250km south ...
Flaring on Statfjord A. Statfjord is the largest oil field in the North Sea. It has three platforms, all concrete based with...
Statfjord A in bad weather Statfjord A in bad weather, with both flotels disconnected. The motion of the accommodation rigs was...
Statfjord A Another of the Statfjord platforms can be seen in the background with an accommodation barge beside ...
Statfjord B Photo courtesy of Statoil
Statfjord C with the SPM-C loading buoy A busy day at Statfjord C, with an accommodation barge connected by gangway, a supply boat offloadin...
My Worst Job Ever - 1996 The editor (on the left) standing with colleague Brian James near the bottom of one of the legs of t...
The Gorm Field The Gorm complex is in the Danish sector of the North Sea.
Frøy Platform during removal The Frøy topsides being lifted of the jacket. Note the cones under the deck section, which were use...
Frøy Platform before decommissioning The Frøy platform in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea was developed in 1995 and ceased product...
Frøy jacket during removal The topsides having been lifted off.
Frøy jacket on barge in Stavanger Following removal the jacket and topsides were sold off for recycling.
Anadarko Constitution Anadarko's Constitution truss spar floats in nearly 5,000 feet of water on Green Canyon block 680. ...
Anadarko Independence Hup The Anadarko-operated Independence Hub is currently the world's deepest production platform in appro...
Prinos Alpha, Delta & Bravo Picture taken from the crew change boat March 2009 Prinos Alpha, Delta & Bravo platforms in the K...
Panyu Platform - South China Sea The Panyu production platform in the Pearl River Delta of the South China Sea. Photo courtesy of ...
Energy Exerter on the transport vessel Fjord The Jack-up rig "Energy Exerter" on the transport vessel Fjord. Photo taken by someone more qualifi...
Claymore Accommodation Platform See picture #85 for more information.
Ekofisk Field Courtesy of Conoco Philips
Helicopter on the Captain WPP Captain WPP, helicopter winching mechanics down that were coming to repair another chopper that was ...
Buzzard Platform The Buzzard Production Deck just recently installed on the jacket by the Saipem 7000 around June/Jul...
Talisman Claymore Summer 2006
Maersk Developer The highly advanced deepwater development semi-submersible is capable of drilling at water depths do...
Saipem 7000 Crane Barge - Rotterdam Saipem 7000 towed out of the dock at Keppel Verolme Shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, after al...
Draugen Draugen oil platform, on the 10th June 2009. Draugen is an oil field in the Norwegian Sea at a sea d...
Erb-West Complex Erb-West Complex one the pioneering Oil and Gas Facility at Offshore Sabah, Malaysia.
Shell Shamrock August 2008. Picture taken from a vessel taking us on a marine intervention to the monotower platfor...
West E-drill West E-drill (Now West Phoenix) aboard Blue Marlin at Samsung Shipyard, Geoje Island, Korea, 6th Aug...
Shah Deniz Alpha gas platform. The Shah Deniz Alpha gas platform in the Caspian supplies gas to Europe via a pipeline through Azerb...
SSP Piranema under construction This unusual FPSO facility is being built in China for use in Brazilian waters.
Brent D, Summer 1978 I spent 123 very long days working on Brown & Root Dredge Barge 316, burying the pipeline from Sullo...
DB Hercules main lifting block The Brown & Root DB Hercules (and its sister, the Atlas) had Clyde D76 cranes capable of lifting 2,0...
Shearwater C - flaring during a shut down all part of the Safe Scandinavia (flotel) move alongside Shearwater C.
North Alwyn NAB View over from NAA roof, taken July 09
BP Greater Plutonio FPSO 28/7/2008 Offshore Angola Block 18
FPSO Orca in a storm Offshore Mossel Bay South Africa, some insane seas I tell you - picture #1867 shows the same facili...
ARTHIT PP / QP Taken 24/6/2009 Offshore Gulf of Thailand
BP Greater Plutonio FPSO 28/7/2008 BP Greater Plutonio FPSO off Angola, Block 18
PetroSA FPSO Orca Taken 1/6/2004 Photo taken during Cape Town harbor refurbishments. Orca is now back in Mossel Bay
Magnus Platform The Magnus Platform is in the northern UK sector of the North Sea, about 100 miles north-east of the...
Conoco Phillips LOGGS Conoco Phillips Lincolnshire Offshore Gas Gathering Station (LOGGS) Summer 2005
GlobalSantaFe Glomar Arctic IV Picture taken at night off Invergordon with a supply vessel nearby.
BP Bruce BP Bruce, during construction of the CRU Rhum project.
Shell Perdido Spar Hull The Perdido hull on its 8,200 mile journey from the shipyard in Pori, Finland, to Ingleside, Texas o...
Nelson Platform and Accommodation Rig Photo Courtesy of Shell Photographic Services, Shell International Ltd
Gullfaks A See also picture #144 Photo courtesy of Statoil
Elf Elgin Platform A rariety, the Elgin is a production jack-up, allowing her to be easily moved and used elsewhere at ...
Platforms in the Gulf of Mexico Not sure which complex this is, but there seem to be six platforms, each with flares, and all connec...
CLYDE Clyde, rig. August 2009.
Danish complex Phillip has supplied this photo - it's of one of the complexes in the Danish sector of the North Sea...
CVX-QUP by Night-Angola Chevron Texaco QUP Angola
The Bonga (FPSO) The Bonga leaving the Tyne on way to Nigeria in November 2003
FA Platform Photo taken 2 Sept 2005 by a good friend. One of the hottest platforms out there. The one and only ...
Transocean Omega Transocean Omega on test off South Africa, spring 2001.
Sedco 709 Drill Rig Taken 18/1/2004 in Cape Town Harbor, on Gavea Lifter Major work carried out, thrusters replaced, bl...
Borgholm Dolphin I remember this day well. Battered but unbowed. A remarkable old lady.
BP Harding 9/23b The Harding field itself is located 200 miles north-east of Aberdeen in the BP-operated block 9/23b,...
BP Harding 9/23b See also picture #2051 and picture #2053.
BP Harding 9/23b The gravity base tank of the Harding Platform that was built at Hunterston
Ocean Guardian Photographed in the Cromarty Firth on 4th October 2009.
Ocean Guardian Photographed at Invergordon on 14th November 2009.
LD NUI Wellhead Platform Courtesy of Ricksa Himameru This picture was take in mid August 2009 during offshore visit the de...
Pertamina KLA Platform Taken on 09/11/2008, courtesy of Ricksa Himameru. This shot was captured when we did pipe support re...
Maersk Developer 7 August 2009 - rig off Curacao during final mobilization stage, prior last leg of transit to GOM.
Construction of Mossel Bay FA platform - 1991 This picture shows one of the modules being placed on the MSF by a crane on the Micoperi 7000. Behin...
Sonangol Pal P2 Production Platform Taken 9/12/2005 Offshore Angola Block 3 From left to right. Pal F-1 (Gas injection) Pal P-1 (Ri...
Castoro Sei Lay Barge Castoro on its way to dry dock in Rotterdam. Picture taken from Maersk Tackler on 24-08-09
Stena Don Stena Don in the fjords in Northern Norway picture taken on 14-09-09.
Chopper coming in to land Photo was taken on the Pride South Seas, on 6 October 2005, from the control room. Rig was under to...
Ocean Rover Taken in May 2005, at dawn. Working for Murphy oil, offshore Malaysia
Safe Scandinavia, Invergordon Safe Scandinavia, accommodation rig entering Queens Dock, 2009.
Ocean Guardian Queens Dock, Invergordon 16/10/09, getting ready for shipping to Falkland Island where she is curren...
GSF Arctic II. Anchored in Cromarty Firth, 13/02/09 and still remains there at present.
GSP ATLAS GSP ATLAS
Ocean Guardian Again prior to entering Queens Dock, Oct 2009. This rig has featured on National and International n...
Ocean Guardian Queen's Dock, Invergordon. 8th November 2009.
Scarabeo 9 The Scarabeo 9 on March 10 2010 under construction at the Yantai Raffles Shipyard, China.
Buzzard Platform The Buzzard, having been moved from the Heerema Fabrication Yard in Hartlepool, where she was built,...
Giant 4 & Buzzard The Giant 4 with the North Sea oil rig Buzzard on board. This was taken at Irvine's Quay, in Hartlep...
Heerema SSCV Thialf The Thialf in Rotterdam/Rozenburg at 01-04-2010.
Heerema SSCV Thialf The Thialf at Rotterdam/Rozenburg 01-04-2010
Heerema SSCV Thialf The Thialf at Rotterdam/ Rozenburg(Noordzeeweg)01-04-2010
Buzzard Deck Section In Heerema Hartlepool fabrication yard, ready to be moved to the barge.
Stena Don Drilling rig off Cromarty Carrying out dynamic positioning tests & incline tests over the weekend . Picture taken onboard ...
Northstar Island Northstar Island is a 5-acre artificial island in the Beaufort Sea, 12 miles northwest of Prudhoe Ba...
Oooguruk Island Nabors 19ac Offshore North Slope "Oooguruk Island", Alaska.
Stena Tay Alongside the AstiCan ship repair yard at Las Palmas on 29/11/2009, towards the end of a three month...
Bg-group North Everest platform Gas platform producing the Everest gas feild
Stena Carron Anchored in the Cromarty Firth.
The two giants together Saipem 7000 and Thialf Heerema, the two largest crane barges, together in Amoyfjorden, Norway, 20 Ma...
Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham in Port Louis (Mauritius) on its way to Port Dickson stopped for crew change etc. Ta...
Gangway To Buzzard Telescopic gangway linking the accommodation barge Safe Bristolia to the Buzzard platform. May 29th ...
Stena Clyde Stena Clyde undergoing refurbishment by Keppel FELS.
Azurite - maiden voyage out of Singapore Shot Feb 3rd 2009 in the Malacca Straits directly off the coast of the city of Malacca, Malaysia. Th...
Maersk Discoverer Shot Dec 18th 2009 off the coast of Bali whilst the rig was in transit from Singapore to Australia....
Maersk Developer Shot March 19th 2010 as the rig left Singapore on her maiden voyage and traversed the Straits of Mal...
Maersk Resilient 350 ft jackup built in 2008.
Noble Jim Day and Dockwise M/V Blue Marlin Shot June 18th 2010 off One Fathom Bank in the Malacca Straits .
Wilforce transported on the Heavylift falcon Photo was taken as the rig was leaving Singapore immediatly after construction.
Apache II Apache II during pipelay operations at Broom field Northern North Sea
Tanjung Gelang during bad weather Well testing equipment on the Well Testing Vessel during bad weather.
Buzzard Buzzard QU platform looking from the Safe Bristolia during the PS deck hook up, August 2010
Alwyn Flare Reflection Pic taken August 2007. Large flare, calm sea, great opportunity.
Chopper Arriving N.Alwyn Picture taken summer 2007. I was on stand by at Alwyn for 2 years and got some great pics. It is a ...
Northern Gambler at the Murchison Pic taken about Aug 2010.
Newspapers arriving at Murch. Pic taken Sept 2010 on my last trip before retiring. I was radio op on daughter craft DC 411 on the ...
Brage - 31/4 The Brage - 31/4, platform in the North Sea, August 20. 2008
Brage - 31/4 The Brage - 31/4, platform in the North Sea, August 20. 2008
30/9 - Oseberg Field Centre The Oseberg Field Centre 30/9, August 20. 2008
30/9 - Oseberg Field Centre The Oseberg Field Centre 30/9, August 20. 2008
Brage - 31/4 The Brage - 31/4, platform in the North Sea, August 20. 2008
Venoco Platform Gail Platform Gail is located in 739 feet of water in the Santa Barbara Channel approximately ten miles o...
MSV Semi 1 Now working in the Gulf of Mexico
GSP Bigfoot3 Personnel being transferred to GSP Bigfoot using a Billy Pugh.
Tiffany Platform Tiffany Platform as viewed from the RRS Ernest Shackleton. (Pic 3)
Tiffany Platform Tiffany Platform as viewed from the RRS Ernest Shackleton.
Morecambe Flame Gas Rig Morecambe Flame near completion at UIE yard Clydebank 1983.
Akçakoca Gas Platform, Turkey Construction of offshore platforms built in GSP Shipyards
Buzzard Platform Buzzard platform, photo taken November 2010 from Maersk Logger
Buzzard Platform Buzzard platform photo taken November 2010 from the Maersk Logger
Buzzard Platform and GSF Galaxy Buzzard platform with the jack up GSF Galaxy 111 Photo taken November 2010 from Maersk Logger
Shell / Exxon Gannet Alpha Platform (CNNS) Taken from the Grampian Prince standby vessel 16th November 2009
Murchison hookup Failing memory. I've just read that Uncle John lifted the flare boom on. I watched it happen and alw...
Semac 1 at the Murchison I took this pic on final approach to the accomodation barge, Borgland Dolphin I think. Despite the p...
Pride South Seas Picture of the Pride South Seas taken in Port while she was getting some maintenance work done inclu...
Safe Scandinavia Men disembarking chopper on Safe Scandinavia accommodation barge. The Safe Scandinavia was in the...
Morecambe Flame and Bay Driller Gas Rigs Morecambe Flame and Bay Driller (summer 1983) at location near Greenock for final stages of...
Buzzard platforms with GSF Galaxy III alongside Buzzard with the newly completef production sweetening platform on the left and GSF Glaxy III over t...
Heidrun The Heidrun Platform. Picture taken January 2011 from the Maersk Logger.
THIALF - Crane vessel The THIALF. The worlds largest crane barge in the Port of Stavanger, August, 1. 2005. Record lift is...
SEMI-2 SEMI-2, imo:8518302, at CCB Ågotnes, July 15. 1993
SEMI-2 SEMI-2, imo:8518302, at CCB Ågotnes, July 15. 1993
The Heidrun Platform Picture taken January 2011 from the Maersk Logger.
Rig West Aquarius South Sulu Sea Philippines Travia Helicopter on standby/waiting during VIP Flights onboard West Rig Aquarius in South Sulu Sea ...
The Heidrun Platform. Picture taken January 2011 from the Maersk Logger
Murchison on a Calm Day - c1990 Think this pic was taken from a lifeboat during a drill
Lunskoye A in sea ice Courtesy of Gazprom
The Lunskoya A The newish Production Platform of the Sakhalin 11 project, Offshore Russia! taken in December as the...
Saipem 7000 in port of Rotterdam 2010 August 2010 the Saipem 7000 in the port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
AGIP UK - Tiffany Platform Hook Up AGIP UK - Tiffany Platform Hook Up circa 1992/93?
Cranes top of the Saipem 7000 Port of Rotterdam Saipem 7000 August 2010
Any ideas? Editor says: Alan left us this photo, but without any info. Looks like if might be a salvaged floata...
Jacket installation [Any other info? - Editor]
Deepsea Atlantic The submersible oil rig, Deepsea Atlantic in Hjeltefjorden, Norway, 13. November 2010
Buzzard Gym Part of the gym on the buzzard platform
Buzzard dining room Dining room in accomodation on Buzzard
Main lounge on Buzzard Main lounge in accomodation module - level 3
Maersk Reacher - Jackup rig The Jackup rig, Maersk Reacher at the Danish field in the North Sea, July, 24. 2010
TLMA GYDA TLMA GYDA Platform picture taken from the Maersk Logger on the 05-07-2011
Nanbao 35-2 Bohai Bay Nanbao 35-2 - China National Offshore Oil Corporation.
Scarabeo 9 The Scarabeo 9 on March 10 2010 under construction at the Yantai Raffles Shipyard, China.
Saipem 7000 near Stavanger Saipem 7000 in the fjords near Stavanger. Picture taken from the Maersk Logger on the 20-07-2011.
Clyde Platform (Talisman UK) This is a stitched photo of the Clyde Platform taken from the Flare Tip during the September 2011 Sh...
ValhallA-Platforms Picture taken on the 05-07-2011 from the Maersk Logger
Borgholm Dolphin @ Andrew Originally built as PolyGlomar Driller in 1975 this picture was taken at the Andrew platform in June...
BP Magnus Platform Magnus Platform circa 2008
Petrobras P56 Newly completed Petrobras 56 leaving shipyard. Brasfels, Angra dos Reis, Brazil, June 2011
Bay Driller Jack Up Gas Rig Bay Driller on location at Morecambe Bay gas field 1983 showing slanting derrick which enabled this ...

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