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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Unsafe Operations During the Slip and Cut of the Drill Line

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined BP Exploration & Oil Inc. for a violation occurring on March 16, 2001. According to MMS: “Unsafe operations were conducted during the slip and cut of the drill line and an employee was seriously injured.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
2/14/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $20,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 1 of 6) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database