Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apache Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Apache
Penalty: 
$40,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 26, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE investigation, it was discovered that the swing brake on the crane was inoperative at the time of the incident. None of the individuals involved in the operation, with the exception of the crane operator, had knowledge of this deficiency. This deficiency was not covered in the JSA. Furthermore, the individuals interviewed admitted to not wearing gloves during the operation, despite the wearing of gloves being cited in the JSA. August 12, 2012

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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