Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
W&T Offshore, INC.
Current Parent Company: 
W&T Offshore
Penalty: 
$180,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
January 19, 2011
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
offshore drilling violation
Violation Description: 

During the course of a BOEMRE investigation into a gas release and platform shut-in incident, it was discovered that a plumber's plug was installed for isolation of process piping. Lessee failed to comply with company Lock Out/Tag Out Procedures.

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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