Violation Tracker Individual Record

JX Nippon Oil Exploration (U.S.A.) Limited
Current Parent Company: 
JXTG Holdings
May 19, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BOEMRE investigation, it was determined that Nippon did not perform the decommissioning operations in a safe and workmanlike manner. The operation involved the cutting of the tack welds that attach the skid base of the wood and fiberglass constructed office building to the platform deck structure. Hot slag from the cutting operation ignited the construction materials inside the walls of the building.

Level of Government: 
Action Type: 
agency action
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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