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BSEE Responds to Platform Fatality in the Gulf of Mexico

BSEE Responds to Platform Fatality in the Gulf of Mexico
02/20/2018

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.

BSEE Gulf of Mexico Region investigators and inspectors began conducting a thorough investigation into the cause of the fatality over the weekend.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

OIR Fatality WC215 ERT PDF

West Cameron 215-A