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Company: Stone Energy Corporation
Current Parent CompanyTalos Energy
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Penalty: $50,000
Year: 2014
Date: August 6, 2014
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: During an inspection, it was discovered that Stone Energy did not comply with blowout prevention equipment requirements during the well abandonment operation. The well was not in a Temporarily Abandoned (T&A'd) status at the time of the inspection. This means that communication still existed between the hydrocarbon bearing zone and the wellbore. The kill line not being connected as required posed a threat to personnel and the facility in the event of a well control situation. March 26, 2013 (2 violations)
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
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