Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Black Elk Energy Offshore, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC
Penalty: 
$71,250
Year: 
2013
Date: 
January 10, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE inspection, the LSH for the 2nd Stage Scrubber was not being tested monthly as required from April 21, 2011 to September 25, 2011. In addition, it was discovered that the operator failed to check the integrity and sandblast and paint the piping on the bottom of the vent scrubber per prior inspection. April 21, 2011; September 25, 2011; February 15, 2011; September 27, 2011

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: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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