Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
W&T Offshore, Inc
Current Parent Company: 
W&T Offshore
Penalty: 
$30,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
April 30, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE investigation of an injury, it was discovered that a contract employee was evacuated after he received a laceration to his left index finger during well tripping operations. At the time of the incident, the contract employee was attempting to tighten the lifting sub on the drill collar. June 17, 2014

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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