PIPER FIELD RESUMES PRODUCTION IN NORTH SEA

The North Sea's Piper oil field resumed production Feb. 3, almost 5 years after its original platform was damaged beyond repair in an explosion and fire that killed 167 men. Elf Enterprise Caledonia Ltd.'s Piper Bravo platform lies about 1 mile from where the original Piper Alpha platform stood on U.K. Block 15/17. Piper Alpha operator and majority interest owner at the time of the accident was Occidental Petroleum (Caledonia) Ltd. Elf Enterprise's new platform is regarded as an

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