Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apache Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Apache
Penalty: 
$22,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
September 21, 2010
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

A four inch steam line that was part of the Waste Heat Recovery System ruptured emitting 375 degree steam with 120 psi.The steam line ruptured due to corroded metal.

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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