BSEE responds to platform fatality in the Gulf of Mexico

The BSEE is conducting an investigation into the fatality of a third-party construction worker in West Cameron 215A, about 64 miles south of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

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NEW ORLEANS –The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement is conducting an investigation into the fatality of a third-party construction worker in an area of the Gulf of Mexico known as West Cameron 215A, about 64 miles south of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

The offshore oil and gas operator, Energy Resource Technology GOM, LLC, a subsidiary of Talos Production LLC, reported that the fatality occurred at approximately 10:30 am on Feb. 17, 2018. The deceased worker was involved in removing firewater piping at the time of the incident. No other personnel were harmed. There was no pollution as a result of the incident.

The BSEE says that its Gulf of Mexico region investigators and inspectors are conducting an investigation into the cause of the fatality. The agency says that more information will be provided as it becomes available.

02/22/2017

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