The three day event from 18 June to 20 June 2013 will be held at the Scotland’s Aberdeen Exhibition Conference Centre and is aimed to invite people from the oil and gas industry and to reflect and review the offshore safety concerns.

The conference will also examine how far the industry has evolved with regards to the offshore safety measures since the disastrous explosion at the North Sea oil production platform Piper Alpha which resulted in the loss of 167 lives.

Oil & Gas UK health and safety director Robert Paterson said the impact of the Piper Alpha disaster was a transformational event in every respect.

"Oil & Gas UK has decided to mark the 25th anniversary with an event which will draw on the experiences of people with direct knowledge of Piper Alpha, as well as those with a wider offshore safety background from the UK and abroad," Paterson said.

"Therefore Piper 25 will be open to anyone – whether they have a direct interest in Piper Alpha itself or in offshore safety more generally.

"It promises to serve as a reminder of what can happen when things go wrong and to galvanise the industry’s resolve to continuously improve offshore safety to ensure what happened that night in 1988 is never repeated."

Piper 25 will feature Lord Cullen as a keynote speaker who chaired the public inquiry into the disaster and recommended 106 suggestions to the offshore safety.

Oil & Gas UK will soon issue a call for papers for the workshop sessions.