pilot kaz
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The Cost Of The Hemel Blast... £200 Million

Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:01 pm

The Blast that devastated my town Nearly a month on has had a rough estimation in insurance and currently stands at £200 Million.

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£200M COST OF BUNCEFIELD BLASTS
Wednesday, January 4: An expert in insurance to the
energy sector has put the cost of the Buncefield oil depot disaster at a massive £200 million.
Damage to the depot itself makes up £100 million while an incredible £20 million worth of fuel went up in flames during the gigantic blaze.

The value of the destruction to the industrial estate, where some businesses were decimated, is calculated at £50 million.

The figures have been compiled by David Way, executive director of the international energy division at the London-based insurance brokers Alexander Forbes.

Many wild statistics were bandied around at the time of the biggest peacetime explosion in Europe, but Mr Way's is the first authoritative figure.
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RE: The Cost Of The Hemel Blast... £200 Million

Sun Jan 08, 2006 1:50 am

And who will be paying for it.

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The tax payer

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RE: The Cost Of The Hemel Blast... £200 Million

Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:32 am

Quoting Pilot kaz (Thread starter):
The Blast that devastated my town

Are you STILL going on about that!!!! God!



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£200 Million eh? Thats a whole aeroplane!
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pilot kaz
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RE: The Cost Of The Hemel Blast... £200 Million

Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:37 am

A certain Drunk phone call at 2:20am this morning comes to mind

"IMmmm Nottt Drunk! Kariis, Where am I? do i go to brighton or London, I went to Horly!! it sould like Crawley though ios it the same place?? How do I get home?"

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RE: The Cost Of The Hemel Blast... £200 Million

Sun Jan 08, 2006 2:38 am

Quoting AirbusA346 (Reply 1):
And who will be paying for it.

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The tax payer

Nope. Most of it will come from insurance companies. Although they'll put their premiums up, affecting most people in the UK. So yeah, it becomes like a tax. Just one without the checks and balances.
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RE: The Cost Of The Hemel Blast... £200 Million

Sun Jan 08, 2006 3:58 am

Quoting Pilot kaz (Reply 3):
A certain Drunk phone call at 2:20am this morning comes to mind

"IMmmm Nottt Drunk! Kariis, Where am I? do i go to brighton or London, I went to Horly!! it sould like Crawley though ios it the same place?? How do I get home?"

That must be around 10 minutes before he called me, talking about how much I hate the UK, how australian my accent sounds ("You sound australian... please don't! I HATE australians!!!"  Silly Can't do much about my accent, sorry  Wink) and how he wasn't drunk Big grin Oh yes, very amusing!  Silly
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RE: The Cost Of The Hemel Blast... £200 Million

Mon Jan 09, 2006 9:14 am

Quoting Pilot kaz (Reply 3):
"IMmmm Nottt Drunk! Kariis, Where am I? do i go to brighton or London, I went to Horly!! it sould like Crawley though ios it the same place?? How do I get home?"

HA HA HA HA HA HAH HAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!! CLASSIC!!!  drunk 
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