Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apache Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Apache
Penalty: 
$75,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
November 12, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During a BSEE incident investigation, it was discovered that the rigger on top of Marine Portable Transfer tank unhooked the D-ring and then dropped it over the side of tank. The D-ring caught the right index finger of the employee between the side of the tank and the D-ring. It was initially stated that the rigger was wearing the company required high-visibility, impact resistant gloves, but later into the investigation changed his testimony to say he was not wearing any gloves at the time of the incident. April 11, 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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