Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
W&T Energy VI, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
W&T Offshore
Penalty: 
$70,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
December 5, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE investigation into an electrocution incident, it was discovered that the operator did not assess safety hazards and follow policies for unplugging and plugging an electric cord without determining if breaker equipment was off or on, resulting in an electrical flash fire that caused injury. April 29, 2012 (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 Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
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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