Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Freeport-McMoRan Energy LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Freeport-McMoRan
Penalty: 
$20,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
October 19, 2012
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During a BSEE inspection, inspectors discovered an open hole, created by missing grating in the wellbay around the riser stack. The open hole was not properly barricaded to protect personnel from entering the hazardous area. October 18, 2011

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: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
mining
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Parent company note: 
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