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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Wireline Unit Removal Operation Violation

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined Exxon Mobil Corporation for a violation occurring on April 26, 2004. According to MMS: “A 4’ x 8’ section of top deck grating had been removed in order to facilitate a wireline unit removal operation. The area was not flagged or barricaded to warn personnel of the open area; and personnel working in the direct vicinity of the open hole were not wearing fall protection gear.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
4/19/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Exxon Mobil $10,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 2 of 6) 5/28/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database