Violation Tracker Individual Record

Current Parent Company: 
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

According to the terms of the settlement, Transocean will pay a $1 billion civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act resulting from the discharge of oil into the Gulf of Mexico from the loss of the Deepwater Horizon and the April 20, 2010 blowout of the Macondo Well, and will additionally perform substantial injunctive relief to improve the safety of Transocean's oil drilling practices, as well as its oil spill response and preparedness.

Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
HQ Country of Parent: 
Switzerland (reincorp. for tax reasons)
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oilfield services and supplies
Source Notes: 
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.