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Company: Energy Resources Technology GOM, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyTalos Energy
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Penalty: $105,000
Year: 2011
Date: August 25, 2011
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: In March, 2010, there was a fire on the platform. After the fire, it was determined that a nipple, on the discharge piping of gas driven oil pipeline pump, developed a crack and sprayed produced oil in the vicinity of the engine's exhaust, which caused vibration issues. As a result of the investigation after the fire by BOEMRE, it was determined that the operator knew of the vibration issues and did not address them in a timely manner.
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: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
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