BSEE has announced an investigation into the May 15, 2021 fatality at a Fieldwood Energy offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico. During the incident, a contractor on Fieldwood’s Eugene Island 158 #14 platform. lost his life during a casing pressure test on a shut in well. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has formally announced it has formed a panel to investigate this fatality. A team of inspectors will investigate the incident, and ultimately issue a report containing findings as to the cause. Recommendations will likely also be issued.
Spagnoletti Law Firm has handled numerous lawsuits involving offshore platforms on behalf of injured workers from all over the world. Spagnoletti Law Firm previously represented the family members of Filipino offshore workers who were on the Black Elk Energy offshore oil platform that exploded in 2012. Our lawyers have extensive experience in offshore personal injury and wrongful death litigation and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party. Our firm has previously sued Fieldwood Energy arising out of severe injuries sustained by an offshore worker.
The experienced and aggressive maritime attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to vessel accidents, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.