Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Royal Dutch Shell
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded
Headquartered in: 
Netherlands
Major Industry: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry: 
oil & gas
Penalty total since 2000: 
$722,412,930
Number of records: 
592
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$256,929,853457
False Claims Act$161,200,0003
accounting fraud or deficiencies$120,000,0001
benefit plan administrator violation$90,000,0001
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act$48,149,4592
wage and hour violation$22,582,88713
federal leasing royalty violation$21,869,4723
railroad safety violation$581,60067
workplace safety or health violation$565,65934
offshore drilling violation$230,0008
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: 

AERA ENERGY - KERN MIDWAY; AERA ENERGY LLC; AERA ENERGY TAYLOR LEASE; EQUILLON ENTERPRISES LLC 060370055000061; EQUILLON ENTERPRISES LLC 060370055000070; EQUILON; EQUILON ENT D / B / A SHELL OIL PROD US; EQUILON ENT DBA SHELL OIL PROD US SHELL AV; EQUILON ENT ST ROSE; EQUILON ENTERPRISE DBA SHELL OIL PRODUCT; EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC - SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US NORCO REFINERY; EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC - VAN NUYS; EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC DBA SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US - ST ROSE REFINERY; EQUILON PIPELINE; J [...]

Links: 

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

For more details on misconduct by this company, see its entry in the Project On Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct Database.

For a summary of this company's federal contracts, see its page on Fedspending.

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 Yearsort icon Agency Penalty Amount
Shell Frontier Oil & Gas Inc. offshore drilling violation 2000 BSEE $15,000
Aera Energy LLC offshore drilling violation 2000 BSEE $48,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $7,100
JIFFY LUBE #1681 workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $8,400
AERA ENERGY LLC workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $13,290
EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC workplace safety or health violation 2000 OSHA $5,060
SHELL CHEMICAL COMPANY environmental violation 2000 EPA $37,508
SHELL CHEMICAL LP environmental violation 2000 EPA $37,500
EQUILLON ENTERPRISES LLC 060370055000061 environmental violation 2000 EPA $22,000
SHELL PIPELINE COMPANY environmental violation 2000 EPA $7,155
AERA ENERGY - KERN MIDWAY environmental violation 2000 EPA $6,750
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2000 EPA $8,400
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2000 EPA $22,275
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2000 EPA $7,200
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2000 EPA $8,400
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2000 EPA $200,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2000 EPA $6,000
SHELL OIL COMPANY environmental violation 2000 EPA $25,000
Shell Offshore, Inc offshore drilling violation 2001 BSEE $20,000
Shell Offshore Inc. offshore drilling violation 2001 BSEE $10,000
Aera Energy LLC offshore drilling violation 2001 BSEE $73,000
Shell Oil Company False Claims Act 2001 DOJ_CIVIL $110,000,000
Shell Offshore federal leasing royalty violation 2001 ONRR $15,000
Shell Offshore federal leasing royalty violation 2001 ONRR $15,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $24,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $14,175
EQUILON ENTERPRISES, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $25,490
SHELL OIL COMPANY environmental violation 2001 EPA $390,155
SHELL WESTERN EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION environmental violation 2001 EPA $12,000
SHELL CHEMICAL COMPANY environmental violation 2001 EPA $350,000
EQUILON PIPELINE COMPANY LLC environmental violation 2001 EPA $5,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2001 EPA $15,000
SHELL CHEMICAL LP - GEISMAR PLANT environmental violation 2001 EPA $6,747
EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC - SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US NORCO REFINERY environmental violation 2001 EPA $2,300,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC - SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US NORCO REFINERY environmental violation 2001 EPA $500,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US NEWARK environmental violation 2001 EPA $23,200
Shell Offshore Inc. offshore drilling violation 2002 BSEE $12,000
Equilon Enterprises railroad safety violation 2002 FRA $8,250
Equilon Pipeline Company LLC environmental violation 2002 USAO $25,000,000
SHELL CHEMICAL COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $5,000
THE SHELL COMPANY (PR) LIMITED environmental violation 2002 EPA $90,000
PENNZOIL-QUAKER STATE COMPANY environmental violation 2002 EPA $134,418
Pennzoil Quaker State Company environmental violation 2002 EPA $23,375
EQUILON PIPELINE COMPANY LLC environmental violation 2002 EPA $12,000
Aera Energy LLC environmental violation 2002 EPA $15,000
EQUILLON ENTERPRISES LLC 060370055000070 environmental violation 2002 EPA $38,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2002 EPA $9,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2002 EPA $13,000
Shell Oil Company False Claims Act 2003 DOJ_CIVIL $49,000,000
Shell Pipeline Company LP environmental violation 2003 EPA $67,000,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC DBA SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US - SHELL AV environmental violation 2003 PHMSA $10,000
Shell Offshore, Inc. federal leasing royalty violation 2003 ONRR $21,839,472
Shell Chemical LP railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $7,500
Shell Chemical LP railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $12,000
JIFFY LUBE #2576 workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $5,530
SHELL CHEMICAL LP workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $7,000
Shell Company (Puerto Rico) Limited, The environmental violation 2003 EPA $80,000
Pennzoil Quaker State Co environmental violation 2003 EPA $23,250
PENNZOIL-QUAKER STATE COMPANY environmental violation 2003 EPA $495,000
Shell Chemical Company environmental violation 2003 EPA $361,800
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2003 EPA $19,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2003 EPA $5,000
SHELL PIPELINE COMPANY environmental violation 2003 EPA $14,273
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2003 EPA $10,000
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2003 EPA $10,000
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2003 EPA $9,000
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2003 EPA $9,687
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2003 EPA $9,687
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900009 environmental violation 2003 EPA $78,525
Equilon Enterprises LLC d/b/a Shell Oil Prods US environmental violation 2003 EPA $69,950
Pennzoil-Quaker State dba SOPUS Products environmental violation 2003 EPA $390,000
Aera Energy LLC offshore drilling violation 2004 BSEE $25,000
Royal Dutch Petroleum Company accounting fraud or deficiencies 2004 SEC $120,000,000
Shell Chemical LP railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $7,750
Shell Chemical LP railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $7,750
Shell Chemical LP railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $7,000
Shell Oil Company railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $5,250
Shell Oil Company railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $7,350
The Shell Company (Puerto Rico) Limited environmental violation 2004 EPA $25,000
OZONA STA environmental violation 2004 EPA $64,480
PENNZOIL-QUAKER STATE COMPANY environmental violation 2004 EPA $85,400
SHELL OIL PRODS. U.S. PUGET SOUND REFY. environmental violation 2004 EPA $5,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $5,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $19,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $12,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $26,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $5,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $19,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $12,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $6,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $11,000
SHELL PUGET SOUND REFINERY environmental violation 2004 EPA $6,300
Shell Offshore Inc. offshore drilling violation 2005 BSEE $27,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS COMPANY environmental violation 2005 PHMSA $7,500
SHELL PIPELINE CO. L.P. environmental violation 2005 PHMSA $12,000
SHELL PIPELINE CO. L.P. environmental violation 2005 PHMSA $11,500
Pennzoil Quaker State Company dba SOPUS wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $42,352
Jiffy Lube #2680 wage and hour violation 2005 CA-LCO $9,000
Jiffy Lube #2967 wage and hour violation 2005 CA-LCO $6,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS, US workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $22,875
Shell Offshore Inc. (GMG290103) environmental violation 2005 EPA $8,061
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