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Company: Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations, LLC
Current Parent CompanyBlack Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC
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Penalty: $307,500
Year: 2012
Date: September 11, 2012
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: During the course of a BOEM inspection, The SCSSV for Well F-3 was being used as a tubing plug and was not tested for leakage at the required interval of 6 months (March 1- 31, 2010); also, when tested, it was found leaking greater than the maximum allowed 5 cubic feet of gas per minute. The SCSSV was left without being repaired or replaced for 117 days (April 5 to July 30, 2010) March 1, 2010 - July 30,2010
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: privately held
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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