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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Colorado Natural Gas Pipeline Explosion OSHA Fine

The Occupational and Safety Administration (OSHA) fined BP America Production Company and Halliburton Energy Services $7,000 each for a June 2012 explosion at a natural gas compression station near Durango, Colorado, that killed one worker and injured two others. The workers were doing maintenance work on a pipeline at the time. OSHA cited BP and Halliburton with a serious safety violation.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Labor – OSHA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Citations
12/19/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $7,000
Halliburton $7,000
Further Information Released
OSHA Citation - BP 12/19/2012
OSHA Citation - Halliburton 12/19/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database