Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apache Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Apache
Penalty: 
$270,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
June 12, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE inspection, inspectors determined that the fire loop system was bypassed and blocked out of service as they were performing a Temperature Safety Element function test over the sump pump (PBH 6120) and the high pressure test separator (MBD 1020). It was also discovered that the main fire loop header manifold system had been capped off inside of the master panel. January 7, 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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