The UK Oil & Gas Chaplaincy

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Calendar & Updates

Upcoming Offshore Visits

The Chaplain will be making various offshore visits throughout the year. The following list will be updated on a regular as visits are arranged.

  • 19-21 Mar Brent Alpha and Brent Bravo
  • 2-4 Apr FPF1
  • 24-25 Apr Shearwater
  • 7-9 May Auk
  • 17-18 May Clyde
  • 5-7 Jun Fulmar

30th Anniversary of Piper Alpha Disaster


30th Anniversary of Piper Alpha Disaster

On the 6th of July at 7.00pm an Act of Remembrance will be held at the Piper Alpha Memorial to remember those who lost their lives this day 30 years ago. The names of those who perished will be read aloud and the commemoration will include a minute’s silence followed by an opportunity to lay flowers or wreathes. Music will be provided by the Bon Accord Silver Band and a lone piper who will play a lament.. All are welcome to come and remember.

Oil and Gas Industry Annual Service of Remembrance 4th Nov


Oil and Gas Industry Annual Service of Remembrance 4th Nov

The UK Oil and Gas Industry held its annual service of remembrance in the Kirk of St Nicholas, Union St, Aberdeen on Saturday, 4th November at 1100. This service allowed the industry to gather to remember those who had died during the previous 12 months and also through the years. A candle was lit for each of those who died in the last year and a minute’s silence was observed allowing family, friends and colleagues to remember. This year an additinal two names were added to Book to commemorate two men who had died on the Brent Delta a number of years ago. Records detailing the names of those who died offshore prior to 2013 do not exist. The fact that these names were missing from the Book of Remebrance came to light earlier this year when Shell invited families to visit the de-commissioned Delta. If you knew someone who died offshore before 2013 please make contact and we will check whether their name is recorded in the book.

Piper Alpha 25th Anniversary Commemoration - Video


You can also watch the video by clicking the following link