Close Call in Indonesia


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<strong><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000]Excerpts from a BP HiPo incident report: </font></span></strong>

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<strong><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000]Brief Account of Incident:</font></span></strong>

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<strong><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]</span></strong><font color=”#000000]<span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]On </span><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]January 5, 2008</span><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial], 3 Technicians were working on the APN-A Platform supported by a BP Support vessel. </span></font>

<font color="#000000]<span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]</span></font><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000]A 3<sup>rd</sup> party commercial cargo vessel (4209 GT) apparently off course en route to Jakarta and not on BP business was observed to take evasive action to avoid collision with the APN-A platform resulting in a passing distance estimated to be 5 meters.</font></span><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000]Once the risk of collision was seen to be apparent (when the cargo vessel was at a range of 4 miles) the BP Support vessel on station at the platform repeatedly attempted to contact the cargo vessel by marine VHF without response.</font></span><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000]There were no injuries and no property damages associated with this incident. <span> </span></font></span><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000] </font></span><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000] </font></span><strong><span style=“font-size: 11pt; font-family: ‘Univers 45 Light’]<font color=”#000000]<font face=“Times New Roman]Potential Outcome:</font></font></span></strong><span style=“font-weight: normal; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]<font color=”#000000]APN-A NUI Platform collapse, multiple fatalities, major gas release, fire and explosion.</font></span><font color=”#000000]<span style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]Major business interruption and loss of gas production of about 80 MMSCFD which is approx 30% of the greater </span><span style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial]Jakarta</span><span style="font-weight: normal; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial] power demand. <span> </span></span></font>


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Wow!

That must have gotten the heart pumping.


#3

<strong>Guest:</strong>

Looks like the ship I passed in the Singapore Straight!