Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
W&T Offshore, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
W&T Offshore
Penalty: 
$60,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
November 10, 2014
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During an inspection, it was discovered that a fusible cap had been placed on the SSV (of Well G-9) during testing the previous day. The fusible cap had been left in place rendering the SSV inoperable and locking the valve in the open position. The SSV was not flagged, nor was it being monitored by personnel Aug. 7 - 8, 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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