Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Mariner Energy, Inc.
Penalty: 
$460,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
March 30, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of the BOEMRE inspection, the inspectors discovered that the casing pressure had increased greater than 4900 pisg for 46 days which invalidated the departure approval for sustained casing pressure of 4700 psig.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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