This study is aimed at developing an Analytical Hierarchy Process based fire emergency response for off-shore platform. The study area was limited to the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Structured questionnaires were the major instruments employed for data collection with a total study population of 570 respondents randomly sampled among oil and gas companies. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) was the methodology employed for model development for effective operations of an emergency fire response system. The output from the analyses showed that Administrative factors should be given the highest priority (53.5%) with respect to developing an effective emergency fire response system, this was followed by engineering/design factor (26.6%), human factor (11.2%) and finally legal/other factors (8.7%).
Keywords : Emergency Fire Response System, Administrative Factors, Human Factors, Engineering/Design Factors, Analytical Hierarchy Process.