The 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster, which claimed the lives of 167 people, has been remembered at a ceremony in Scotland.
The North Sea platform was engulfed in a ball of flames after a gas leak ignited on July 6, 1988.
Hundreds of people today attended a commemoration service in Aberdeen in memory of those who died.
They were joined by politicians, senior figures from the UK oil and gas industry and representatives from the Pound for Piper Trust.
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