Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Anadarko Petroleum
Penalty: 
$37,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 23, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE investigation involving injuries, it was discovered that a composite air pressure vessel exploded causing a large fireball and flying shrapnel, followed by a venting sound. The Subsea personnel were injured, receiving second and third degree burns from the flash fire. November 2, 2013

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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