Violation Tracker Individual Record

Energy Resources Technology GOM, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Talos Energy
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: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
HQ State of Parent: 
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
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