Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Merit Energy Company, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Merit Energy
Penalty: 
$10,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
October 4, 2011
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BOEMRE inspection, the inspectors discovered the pressure safety valve (PSV) on the first stage compressor discharge with the manual block valve on the inlet of the PSV was in the closed position, rendering the PSV inoperable.

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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