Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP Exploration & Production, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$40,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 18, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During an on-site inspection, it was discovered that primary and secondary accumulator pumps were inoperable. Low fluid level for the fluid tank, low rig air, and low accumulator alarms were found inoperable.

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