TDC Energy LLC explores and produces oil on the Outer Continental Shelf located in the Gulf of Mexico. TDC Energy LLC was formerly known as TDC Acquisition Sub LLC. Created in 1986, the company is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. In 2015, TDC Energy LLC became a subsidiary of PetroQuest Energy, which was founded in 1985 as a Gulf Coast oil and gas company. Petroquest grew from reverses located in Louisiana and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico into the Cotton Valley trend in East Texas where the company currently has 52,000 gross acres in the Carthage Field.
Reports of TDC Energy Workers Having Been Injured On The Job
Some of the accident reports concerning offshore oil rigs include the following:
- In 2002, a fire occurred in an oil heater treat which was fortunately quickly extinguished.
- In 2005, a worker was attempting to loosen a section of skirting from the heliport while it being lifted with a crane and nylon sling. The skirting came loose which caused the worker to lose his balance and fall head first 15 feet to a wellhead that was located below. The worker was not wearing a safety harness. As a result of these injuries, the worker was flown to a nearby medical facility from the oil rig.
The Danger of Asbestos for Offshore Oil Rig Workers
For many years, offshore oil rig companies used asbestos for a variety of purposes despite knowing that the material has the potential to result in several deadly medical conditions, which is why workers who are harmed by asbestos are often able to receive compensation for their injuries.
Obtain the Services of an Oil Rig Accident Lawyer
When oil rig accidents occur, it is often necessary to contact an experienced oil rig accident attorney who can make sure that your case resolves in the best possible manner and that the parties responsible for your accident are held accountable.