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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1213865.015 - Marathon Oil Company

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi


Inspection Nr: 1213865.015
Report ID: 0626000
Date Opened: 02/28/2017

Site Address:
Marathon Oil Company
2102 Fm 626
Kenedy, TX 78125

Mailing Address:
5022 Fm 2102, Kenedy, TX 78119

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 213111/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/01/2017


Case Closed: 08/17/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1184246 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,675 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,675
Current Penalty $7,605 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,605
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100147 C01 07/28/2017 08/16/2017 $7,605 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 93530.015
Event: 02/17/2017
Employee Suffers Severe Body Damage Due To Air Pressure Rele

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on February 17, 2017, an employee was going to remov e a bleeder valve from the skid. When the employee removed the plug high pressur e exceeding 1,100 psi, shot out and caused the employee to be blown back. The em ployee sustained injuries to his leg (puncture), a broken left arm, and skull fr acture to both sides of his face. The employee was hospitalized and treated for his injuries.

Keywords:air pressure, compressed gas, gas, oil well drilling

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1213865.015 Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts
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