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Ninian Central Platform

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This painting shows the concrete platform for Chevron and their North Sea Ninian Field under construction in Kishorn Yard dry dock at Loch Kishorn in 1976. It was the world's biggest oil platform.

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Ninian Central Platform




oil on canvas


H 61 x W 92 cm

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gift from Howard Doris Ltd

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Inscription description

1. 'The concrete platform for Chevron and their North Sea Ninian Field. Partners at the Howard Doris Site in Loch Kishorn, Scotland. The world's biggest oil platform. Original painting by John Hemmings, August 1976.' 2. Ninian Central Platform under construction in Kishorn Yark dry dock 1976. Artist John Hemmings. Presented by Howard Doris Ltd.'


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