Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Chevron USA Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Chevron
Penalty: 
$45,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
July 25, 2012
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

A BSEE investigation resulted in a determination that a lower manual master valve was not properly repaired (as per manufacturer specification.) Despite the valve stem being loose, 12 sticks of grease were inserted rather than disassembling the valve and evaluating the condition of the valve stem and housing. This decision presented a threat to personnel and the environment.

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: 
California
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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