In December of 2020, I headed offshore as the wellsite geologist on an exploration drilling campaign in the Bay of Bengal. COVID-19 restrictions were in place (and are ongoing), including a seven-day home quarantine in Perth before boarding the chartered flight to Myanmar, followed by a 14-day mandatory hotel quarantine in Yangon before being cleared to fly to the drillship and begin my six-week hitch. Once it was over, I returned to Perth where we had another 14-day mandatory hotel quarantine before being allowed to return home. In these photos, I take you through the protocol for working offshore in the midst of the pandemic.
Headline Image: December 2020 – Airport check-in.
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