One man working on an oil rig hundreds of miles from shore made the unlikeliest of friends in the most unexpected place imaginable: the middle of the sea.
What’s in the Water?
When Vitisak Payalaw and his crew were working on an oil rig off the coast of Thailand, they saw something floating in the waves. At first, they weren’t sure what it could be.
Not What They Expected
The oil rig was 135 miles from land. Payalaw, an offshore planner for Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, was stunned once he realized what was rapidly approaching the vessel…