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Matari
5th May 2009, 22:42
Here's a novel idea for decommissioned oil platforms...a luxury spa offshore.

I'd recommend they keep the same Cajun chefs that work the GOM today. But I'm not sure if they should keep the big old tool pusher named Boudreaux as the hotel manager.

Actually it's not that far a leap...why not? Recycling Oil Rigs into Resorts : TreeHugger (http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/02/recycling-oil-rigs.php)

http://i529.photobucket.com/albums/dd332/bulamatari/morris-night-view.jpg

ZEEBEE
6th May 2009, 01:28
Hazard to low flying aircraft ?

tinpis
6th May 2009, 01:44
Yes...you could have the Tripping In and Tripping Out bars. The Mud Pool health spa. The Rotary gambling tables. The Moon Pool restaurant,and the Blow Out Preventer nightclub.

T4 Risen
6th May 2009, 07:33
helideck looks like an afterthought..........inline with current platforms.....:E

tony draper
6th May 2009, 07:51
Or offshore prisons,we need prisons more than we need more bloody hotels.:)

MagnusP
6th May 2009, 08:07
Ahem. Before enthusing about this idea, may I suggest that you read Christopher Brookmyre's "One Fine Day in the Middle of the Night"?

Website synopsis:
The occasion: high school reunion.
The place: an oil rig converted into a tourist resort.
The outcome: carnage.

Great fun. :E

Howard Hughes
6th May 2009, 10:04
Or offshore prisons,we need prisons more than we need more bloody hotels.
Do I recall a movie where a prison was on an old oil rig?:confused:

Face off maybe...

Checkboard
6th May 2009, 10:28
You can tow it outside the national limit, and make your on laws!

Howard Hughes
6th May 2009, 10:30
We could call it 'Rig X-Ray'...:E