Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Arena Offshore, LP
Penalty: 
$35,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
October 9, 2013
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE inspection, the inspector discovered that the needle valve in the hydraulic line to the Surface Controlled Sub-surface Safety Valve (SCSSV) in the well control panel was in the closed position rendering the SCSSV inoperable, locking the valve in the open position, and not flagged or being monitored. March 14, 2013

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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