Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Houston, EP Energy Company LP is focused on exploration and production of oil and gas. The company’s Eagle Ford Shale site is one of the premier unconventional oil approaches in the country, which plays an important role in the Gulf Coast downstream infrastructure.
EP Energy Workers and On the Job Dangers
There have been reports of workers at EP Energy being harmed by accidents, which include the following:
- A mechanical failure in a welding machine resulted in a small fire.
- A unit was lowered onto an employee’s foot, which caused his ankle to twist.
- A worker was installing a piece of equipment on a step ladder and twisted his back while standing on the ladder.
- A worker strained his back through overexertion while moving drums off of a drum rack.
How Asbestos Can Harm Offshore Oil Rig Workers
Many oil rig workers are not aware of the substantial dangers presented by exposure to asbestos. Although symptoms are not noticeable at first, many individuals are diagnosed with very serious medical conditions years or decades after frequent and prolonged exposure to asbestos.
This material is a particular threat to offshore oil rig workers because a large number of companies in the industry used asbestos for a variety of purposes for many years. A worker who is diagnosed with a medical condition due to asbestos exposure can expect to face very large medical bills.
Obtain the Services of a Seasoned Texas Oil Rig Accident Attorney
Oil rig accidents can be caused by a variety of factors. When these actors occur, victims frequently face a variety of obstacles including debilitating physical conditions. Fortunately, if another party was responsible for your accident, you are likely able to receive compensation. Do not hesitate to contact our law office today to discuss how our legal counsel can help your case.