Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Freeport-McMoRan
Penalty: 
$35,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
September 28, 2014
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE Investigation into an incident with injury, it was discovered that McMoRan failed to adhere to safety policies and perform all operations in a safe and workmanlike manner during riser pipe decommissioning operations. They did not having proper management and onsite supervision to address safety hazards and deficiencies that contributed to the cause of the incident. March 30, 2013

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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