Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hilcorp Energy GOM, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Hilcorp Energy
Penalty: 
$75,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
August 14, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During a BSEE onsite inspection, three INCs were issued and forwarded for civil penalty review. An inspector discovered a LSL on the L.P. Separator was in bypass mode, and the separator win in operation and not being tested or maintained. Another violation discovered was that the bottom isolation valve for the LSH on the sump was in the closed position. The sump was not being tested or maintained. The third violation discovered was a valve on the air supply for the sump pump was in the closed position preventing its ability to automatically operate. May 24, 2012 (3 violations)

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: 
Texas
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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