Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Energy XXI
Current Parent Company: 
Cox Oil
Penalty: 
$25,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
March 23, 2016
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During a BSEE inspection, (1) A Emergency Shut Down was initiated to function test close times of Surface Safety Valves and Surface Controlled Subsurface Safety Valve The SSV on well L-12 failed to close during the ESD, L-12 was in bypass and was not properly flagged and monitored. (2) Function Test of a Sump Pump was initiated and pump failed to activate due to a disconnected gas supply line.

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: 
Louisiana
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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