Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
oil and gas
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$45,451,607,959
Number of Records: 
5,937
Note: 
The totals include only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The totals are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. They are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
BP$29,155,941,533236
Occidental Petroleum$5,411,970,886170
Exxon Mobil$1,570,595,577388
Marathon Petroleum$1,463,118,008341
Royal Dutch Shell$1,247,573,386620
Valero Energy$1,030,902,679322
Chevron$908,183,260663
Phillips 66$653,163,470238
Williams Companies$567,826,957100
Total S.A.$483,097,476156


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Type Year Agencysort icon Penalty Amount
DCP Midstream, LLC DCP Midstream Partners energy market violation 2008 FERC $360,000
BP Energy Company BP energy market violation 2007 FERC $7,000,000
Williams Companies Williams Companies energy market violation 2005 FERC $7,600,000
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corporation (Transco) Williams Companies energy market violation 2003 FERC $20,000,000
Noble Energy, Inc. Noble Energy energy market violation 2010 FERC $4,160,487
ConocoPhillips Company Phillips 66 energy market violation 2012 FERC $3,719,900
Enterprise Texas Pipeline LLC Enterprise Products Partners energy market violation 2013 FERC $7,549,539
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp. (Transco) Williams Companies energy market violation 2003 FERC $20,000,000
BP Energy Company BP energy market manipulation 2003 FERC $3,000,000
CHALMETTE REFINING PBF Energy aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $5,000
HOLLY REFINING & MARKETING COMPANY HollyFrontier aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $7,000
HUSKY ENERGY Husky Energy aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $9,750
SHELL LUBRICANTS Royal Dutch Shell aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $54,000
SANDRIDGE ENERGY SandRidge Energy aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $33,750
HUTCHINSON AEROSPACE AND INDUSTRY INC Total S.A. aviation safety violation 2018 FAA $75,000
Equilon Enterprises Royal Dutch Shell environmental violation 2015 EPA $900,000
Phillips 66 Phillips 66 environmental violation 2014 EPA $500,000
Gasco Energy Inc. Gasco Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $110,000
Chesapeake Appalachia LLC Chesapeake Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $9,700,000
Atlantic Richfield BP environmental violation 2013 EPA $21,000,000
Tesoro Corporation Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,100,000
Talisman Energy USA Inc. Talisman Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $62,457
Hess Corporation Hess environmental violation 2012 EPA $45,850,000
Marathon Petroleum Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2012 EPA $460,000
BP America BP environmental violation 2011 EPA $426,500
ConocoPhillips Phillips 66 environmental violation 2011 EPA $198,000
Williams Companies Williams Companies environmental violation 2011 EPA $50,000
Western Refining LP Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2011 EPA $1,450,000
Gasco Energy Inc. Gasco Energy environmental violation 2011 EPA $350,000
Trans Energy EQT environmental violation 2015 EPA $600,000
Marathon Petroleum Corporation Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2015 EPA $5,900,000
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line Company Exxon Mobil environmental violation 2015 EPA $5,000,000
Noble Energy Inc. Noble Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $73,450,000
Total Petroleum Puerto Rico Corp. Total S.A. environmental violation 2015 EPA $2,026,000
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Occidental Petroleum environmental violation 2015 EPA $5,150,000,000
XTO Energy Inc. Exxon Mobil environmental violation 2014 EPA $5,300,000
Superior Crude Gathering Inc. Superior Crude Gathering environmental violation 2014 EPA $1,610,000
Trans Energy Inc. EQT environmental violation 2014 EPA $3,000,000
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company Exxon Mobil environmental violation 2014 EPA $1,437,120
Total Petrochemical USA Inc. Total S.A. environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,750,000
CITGO Petroleum Corp. PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.) environmental violation 2013 EPA $737,000
XTO Energy Inc Exxon Mobil environmental violation 2013 EPA $20,100,000
Shell Oil Royal Dutch Shell environmental violation 2013 EPA $117,600,000
BP Products North America, Inc. BP environmental violation 2012 EPA $210,000
Sinclair Oil Corporation Sinclair Oil environmental violation 2012 EPA $14,344,000
BP North America Inc. BP environmental violation 2012 EPA $408,000,000
QEP Field Services Co. QEP Resources environmental violation 2012 EPA $4,000,000
Pelican Refining Company LLC Pelican Refining environmental violation 2011 EPA $12,000,000
Chevron Puerto Rico LLC Chevron environmental violation 2011 EPA $5,800,000
ConocoPhillips Phillips 66 environmental violation 2010 EPA $7,250,000
BP Products North America Inc. Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2010 EPA $15,000,000
Mobil Oil Guam Inc. and Mobil Oil Mariana Islands Inc. Exxon Mobil environmental violation 2010 EPA $2,400,000
Shell Chemical L.P. and Shell Chemical Yabucoa Royal Dutch Shell environmental violation 2010 EPA $9,500,000
Repsol Exploration & Production USA Repsol environmental violation 2015 EPA $30,500
Newfield Production Company Encana environmental violation 2015 EPA $175,000
Stone Energy Corporation Talos Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $177,500
Frontier Refining HollyFrontier environmental violation 2014 EPA $153,000
Suncor Energy Suncor Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $230,400
Chevron Pipe Line Company Chevron environmental violation 2014 EPA $875,000
Mid-Continent Fractionation and Storage Williams Companies environmental violation 2014 EPA $2,000,000
Newfield Production Company Encana environmental violation 2013 EPA $600,000
Whiting Oil and Gas Whiting Petroleum environmental violation 2013 EPA $58,570
Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc. and Shell Offshore, Inc. Royal Dutch Shell environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,100,000
MarkWest Javelina MPLX LP environmental violation 2013 EPA $747,500
Chevron Chevron environmental violation 2013 EPA $384,000
Holly Refining and Marketing Company HollyFrontier environmental violation 2012 EPA $115,000
ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc ConocoPhillips environmental violation 2012 EPA $45,000
Hilcorp Energy Company Hilcorp Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $26,100
Sinclair Wyoming Refining Company Sinclair Oil environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $378,000
Denbury Onshore, LLC Denbury Resources environmental violation 2012 EPA $19,927
EXCO Resources (PA), LLC EXCO Resources environmental violation 2012 EPA $159,624
Murphy Exploration & Production Co. Murphy Oil environmental violation 2012 EPA $106,667
Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc. Pioneer Natural Resources environmental violation 2012 EPA $106,667
Denbury Onshore, LLC Denbury Resources environmental violation 2011 EPA $13,905
Frontier Refining Inc. HollyFrontier environmental violation 2010 EPA $1,900,000
Magellan Pipeline Company, L.P. Magellan Midstream Partners environmental violation 2010 EPA $46,200
Magellan Pipeline Company, L.P. Magellan Midstream Partners environmental violation 2010 EPA $418,000
ConocoPhillips Company Phillips 66 environmental violation 2010 EPA $175,000
Chesapeake Appalachia, LLC Chesapeake Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $600,000
Pemco Services Incorporated Pemco Services Inc. environmental violation 2012 EPA $1,350,000
W&T Offshore Inc. W&T Offshore environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,000,000
Xplor Energy HKN environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,100,000
Delaware City Refining Company PBF Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $73,113
ATP Oil & Gas Corp. ATP Oil & Gas environmental violation 2015 EPA $41,850,000
HollyFrontier Corporation HollyFrontier environmental violation 2015 EPA $1,200,000
Tesoro Corp. Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2016 EPA $425,450,000
Marathon Petroleum Company Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2016 EPA $334,912,500
Energy Resource Technology GOM LLC Talos Energy environmental violation 2016 EPA $4,200,000
Magellan Ammonia Pipeline Magellan Midstream Partners environmental violation 2009 EPA $3,650,000
Exxon-Mobil Corporation Exxon Mobil environmental violation 2009 EPA $600,000
Anadarko Petroleum Co. Occidental Petroleum environmental violation 2009 EPA $9,050,000
BP Products North America Inc. Marathon Petroleum environmental violation 2009 EPA $179,000,000
Frontier Refining HollyFrontier environmental violation 2009 EPA $142,380,000
Wyoming Refining Co. EOR Energy Services environmental violation 2009 EPA $14,150,000
ExxonMobil Exxon Mobil environmental violation 2008 EPA $6,100,000
Merit Energy Co. LLC Merit Energy environmental violation 2008 EPA (*) $1,500,000
CITGO PDVSA (Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.) environmental violation 2008 EPA $13,000,000
Magellan Midstream Partners Magellan Midstream Partners environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,300,000
Valero Refining-Texas, L.P. Valero Energy environmental violation 2008 EPA $1,950,000
Holly Refining & Marketing HollyFrontier environmental violation 2008 EPA $17,120,000
ConocoPhillips Phillips 66 environmental violation 2008 EPA $1,200,000
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