Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Freeport-McMoRan
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol FCX)
Headquartered in: 
Arizona
Major Industry: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry: 
mining
Penalty total since 2000: 
$13,043,121
Number of records: 
209
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$9,413,04231
workplace safety or health violation$1,422,629152
offshore drilling violation$1,229,25020
federal leasing royalty violation$899,2002
labor relations violation$50,0001
railroad safety violation$20,0002
export control violation$9,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below 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. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

ARGUELLO; CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM; CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM - HENDERSON MILL; CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM COMPANY HENDERSON MINE; CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM MARKETING; FREEPORT MCMORAN CHINO MINES NMR05A945; FREEPORT MCMORAN COPPER AND GOLD BAYWAY OPERATIONS; FREEPORT MCMORAN COPPER AND GOLD MIAMI OPERATIONS; FREEPORT MCMORAN SULPHUR; Freeport-McMoRan; FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER PRODUCTS; FREEPORT-MCMORAN INC; Freeport-McMoRan Safford Inc; FREEPORT-MCMORAN SIERRITA; MCMORAN OIL AND GAS; NUEVO ENERGY; PHELPS DODGE; PHELPS DODGE MI [...]

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For an overview of this company's accountability track record, read its Corporate Rap Sheet here.

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
Freeport-McMoRan Corporation environmental violation 2012 DOJ $6,800,000
Phelps Dodge Sierrita, Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $1,360,000
Plains Exploration & Production Co. federal leasing royalty violation 2010 ONRR $775,627
Pogo Producing Co. offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $505,000
PHELPS DODGE environmental violation 2003 EPA $220,142
Pogo Producing Co. offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $150,250
Plains Exploration & Production Co. federal leasing royalty violation 2010 ONRR $123,573
Pogo Producing Company offshore drilling violation 2007 BSEE $120,000
Phelps Dodge environmental violation 2003 EPA $105,000
FREEPORT-MCMORAN SIERRITA environmental violation 2009 EPA $105,000
McMoran Oil and Gas LLC environmental violation 2014 BSEE $85,000
Pogo Producing Co. offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $80,000
Nuevo Energy Company offshore drilling violation 2003 BSEE $80,000
CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM - HENDERSON MILL environmental violation 2013 EPA $75,600
Freeport-McMoran Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $70,000
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $70,000
PLAINS EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY (COR03C370) environmental violation 2010 EPA $65,600
McMoran Oil & Gas LLC environmental violation 2014 BSEE $60,000
Phelps Dodge Tyrone, Inc. environmental violation 2006 EPA $54,629
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $52,500
Freeport-McMoRan Energy LLC offshore drilling violation 2007 BSEE $50,000
Freeport McMoran Copper and Gold, Inc. labor relations violation 2011 NLRB $50,000
Plains Exploration & Production Company offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $40,000
Pogo Producing Co. offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $40,000
McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC environmental violation 2017 BSEE $37,000
FREEPORT-MCMORAN ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2014 EPA $36,000
McMoran Oil & Gas LLC environmental violation 2014 BSEE $35,000
McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC environmental violation 2014 BSEE $35,000
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $34,861
Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Co (NMR05A945) environmental violation 2009 EPA $32,560
McMoRan Oil & Gas, LLC environmental violation 2013 BSEE $30,000
McMoRan Oil & Gas, Inc. environmental violation 2013 BSEE $29,750
PHELPS DODGE CHINO, INC. D/B/A/ CHINO MI environmental violation 2000 EPA $26,000
Phelps Dodge Miami Inc. environmental violation 2002 EPA $26,000
McMoRan Oil & Gas, LLC environmental violation 2013 BSEE $25,000
McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC environmental violation 2010 BSEE $25,000
Pogo Producing Co. offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $25,000
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER PRODUCTS environmental violation 2002 EPA $25,000
Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company workplace safety or health violation 2005 MSHA $23,500
PHELPS DODGE REFINING CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $22,500
Freeport-McMoRan Energy LLC environmental violation 2012 BSEE $20,000
McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC. environmental violation 2010 BSEE $20,000
Arguello Inc. offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $20,000
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $18,750
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $18,583
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $18,382
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $18,271
Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur LLC offshore drilling violation 2001 BSEE $17,500
Pogo Producing Company offshore drilling violation 2000 BSEE $17,500
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $17,153
Freeport-McMoRan Safford Inc workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $16,265
Freeport-McMoRan Safford Inc workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $16,265
Freeport-McMoRan Tyrone Inc (NMR05A918) environmental violation 2009 EPA $15,186
McMoRan Oil & Gas offshore drilling violation 2009 BSEE $15,000
McMoRan Oil &Gas LLC offshore drilling violation 2008 BSEE $15,000
Pogo Producing Company offshore drilling violation 2007 BSEE $15,000
CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM railroad safety violation 2009 FRA $15,000
Phelps Dodge Morenci, Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $15,000
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc workplace safety or health violation 2001 MSHA $15,000
PLAINS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $14,530
Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company workplace safety or health violation 2017 MSHA $14,459
PLAINS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION COMPANY (COR03C370) CIVIL PENALTY ORDER environmental violation 2010 EPA $14,400
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $13,493
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $13,268
Freeport McMoRan Miami Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $12,500
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2017 MSHA $12,385
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2017 MSHA $12,385
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $12,248
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $12,248
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $12,248
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD MIAMI OPERATIONS workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $12,000
Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $11,880
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $11,374
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2010 MSHA $11,306
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2017 MSHA $11,146
CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM COMPANY HENDERSON MINE environmental violation 2014 EPA $10,500
Freeport-McMoRan Bagdad Inc workplace safety or health violation 2012 MSHA $10,437
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2013 MSHA $10,437
Pogo Producing Company offshore drilling violation 2005 BSEE $10,000
Pogo Producing Company offshore drilling violation 2004 BSEE $10,000
Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC environmental violation 2016 BSEE $10,000
Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $9,775
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $9,692
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $9,692
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $9,692
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $9,634
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $9,300
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $9,277
CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM COMPANY HENDERSON MINE environmental violation 2009 EPA $9,275
Freeport-McMoRan Safford Inc workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $9,178
Climax Molybdenum Marketing Company export control violation 2012 BIS $9,000
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2008 MSHA $8,893
Climax Molybdenum Company workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $8,893
Freeport-McMoRan Sierrita Ops. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $8,893
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $8,893
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $8,893
FREEPORT-MCMORAN COPPER & GOLD BAYWAY OPERATIONS workplace safety or health violation 2013 OSHA $8,776
Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $8,748
Freeport-McMoRan Chino Mines Company workplace safety or health violation 2014 MSHA $8,748
PHELPS DODGE REFINING CORP. workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $8,500
Freeport-McMoRan Morenci Inc. workplace safety or health violation 2011 MSHA $8,421
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