Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
W&T Offshore, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
W&T Offshore
Penalty: 
$50,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 27, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BSEE inspection, the inspectors cited 2 violations of the water treatment system. Unsafe operating practices were observed, specifically gas vapors with liquid hydrocarbons were being vented into the atmosphere from the hatch. Also there were no corrective actions taken to prevent further leaking from the hatch.

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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