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: 
$1,159,902,622
Number of records: 
616
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
environmental violation$689,085,819476
False Claims Act and related$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
tax violations$4,360,0001
consumer protection violation$861,7862
railroad safety violation$581,60067
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 totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual 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. The totals 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 list below.

Associated Names: 

AERA ENERGY - KERN MIDWAY; AERA ENERGY LLC; AERA ENERGY TAYLOR LEASE; Deer Park Refining Limited Partnership; 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 [...]

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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Equilon Enterprises LLC dba Shell Oil Products environmental violation 2005 EPA $16,500
Shell Chemical LP-Mobile environmental violation 2014 EPA $16,814
Shell Trading (US) Company environmental violation 2014 EPA $16,918
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2012 EPA $17,000
SHELL CHEMICAL COMPANY railroad safety violation 2013 FRA $17,500
Shell Pipeline Co. LP(Hearne Release) environmental violation 2005 EPA $17,600
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $17,800
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2015 EPA $18,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2010 EPA $18,000
AERA ENERGY - KERN MIDWAY environmental violation 2010 EPA $18,000
SHELL PUGET SOUND REFINERY environmental violation 2009 EPA $18,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $18,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS, US workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $18,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $18,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2009 EPA $18,170
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $19,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2003 EPA $19,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $19,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2005 EPA $19,000
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2010 EPA $19,900
Shell Offshore, Inc offshore drilling violation 2001 BSEE $20,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2007 EPA $20,000
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900627 environmental violation 2008 EPA $20,000
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900734 environmental violation 2009 EPA $20,000
SHELL PUGET SOUND REFINERY environmental violation 2010 EPA $20,000
SHELL PUGET SOUND REFINERY environmental violation 2014 EPA $21,000
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900656 environmental violation 2009 EPA $21,275
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900984 environmental violation 2011 EPA $21,346
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003901385 environmental violation 2012 EPA $21,569
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003901389 environmental violation 2012 EPA $21,569
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003980014 environmental violation 2012 EPA $21,569
Shell Canada, Ltd. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $22,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2015 EPA $22,000
EQUILLON ENTERPRISES LLC 060370055000061 environmental violation 2000 EPA $22,000
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2000 EPA $22,275
SHELL OIL COMPANY workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $22,300
SHELL CHEMICAL LP environmental violation 2016 EPA $22,407
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2016 EPA $22,500
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2016 EPA $22,500
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2016 EPA $22,500
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2018 EPA $22,500
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2018 EPA $22,500
EQUILON ENTERPRISES,LLC DBA SHELL OIL PRODS US workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $22,500
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS, US workplace safety or health violation 2005 OSHA $22,875
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2015 EPA $23,000
SHELL CHEMICAL LP - NORCO CHEMICAL PLANT WEST SITE environmental violation 2007 EPA $23,000
SHELL CHEMICAL LP - NORCO WEST SITE FACILITY environmental violation 2007 EPA $23,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US NEWARK environmental violation 2001 EPA $23,200
Pennzoil Quaker State Co environmental violation 2003 EPA $23,250
Pennzoil Quaker State Company environmental violation 2002 EPA $23,375
Shell Oil Company environmental violation 2014 EPA $23,392
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $23,400
EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $23,900
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2016 EPA $24,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $24,000
JIFFY LUBE # 2325 workplace safety or health violation 2014 OSHA $24,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISE DBA SHELL OIL PRODUCT environmental violation 2012 EPA $24,605
Aera Energy LLC offshore drilling violation 2004 BSEE $25,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2015 EPA $25,000
SHELL PUGET SOUND REFINERY environmental violation 2011 EPA $25,000
The Shell Company (Puerto Rico) Limited environmental violation 2004 EPA $25,000
Gary Stovall environmental violation 2008 EPA $25,000
SHELL OIL COMPANY environmental violation 2000 EPA $25,000
EQUILON ENTERPRISES, LLC workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $25,490
SHELL PIPELINE CO. L.P. environmental violation 2016 PHMSA $25,900
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2004 EPA $26,000
Shell Corporation (SB) environmental violation 2007 EPA $26,000
Shell Offshore Inc. offshore drilling violation 2005 BSEE $27,000
AERA ENERGY - KERN MIDWAY environmental violation 2016 EPA $27,000
AERA ENERGY - KERN MIDWAY environmental violation 2016 EPA $27,000
AERA ENERGY - KERN MIDWAY environmental violation 2016 EPA $27,000
Shell Canada Products railroad safety violation 2013 FRA $27,500
EQUILON ENTERPRISES LLC workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $28,375
SHELL CHEMICAL LP - NORCO WEST SITE FACILITY environmental violation 2006 EPA $29,129
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900688 environmental violation 2009 EPA $30,423
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900630 environmental violation 2008 EPA $31,540
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900264 environmental violation 2006 EPA $32,495
Jiffy Lube International environmental violation 2006 CA-SCCDA $35,000
Shell Global, LP environmental violation 2017 EPA $36,000
Shell Offshore Inc. environmental violation 2017 BSEE $36,750
AERA ENERGY LLC environmental violation 2012 EPA $37,063
SHELL CHEMICAL LP environmental violation 2000 EPA $37,500
Shell Oil Products environmental violation 2006 EPA $37,500
SHELL CHEMICAL COMPANY environmental violation 2000 EPA $37,508
EQUILLON ENTERPRISES LLC 060370055000070 environmental violation 2002 EPA $38,000
SHELL PUGET SOUND REFINERY environmental violation 2016 EPA $39,400
AERA ENERGY environmental violation 2012 EPA $40,000
Shell Oil Company environmental violation 2017 EPA $40,687
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $41,300
Pennzoil Quaker State Company dba SOPUS wage and hour violation 2005 WHD $42,352
Shell Offshore Inc environmental violation 2018 BSEE $43,100
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900624 environmental violation 2008 EPA $43,970
Shell Offshore Inc. environmental violation 2017 BSEE $47,250
Aera Energy LLC offshore drilling violation 2000 BSEE $48,000
Shell Exploration employment discrimination 2006 OFCCP $50,000
SHELL CHEMICAL LP environmental violation 2016 EPA $50,000
SHELL OIL PRODUCTS US, MARTINEZ REF. environmental violation 2015 EPA $50,000
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003901401 environmental violation 2014 EPA $50,000
SHELL PUGET SOUND REFINERY environmental violation 2012 EPA $50,000
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003900935 environmental violation 2010 EPA $51,570
SHELL OIL DEER PARK 482010003980006 environmental violation 2010 EPA $51,570
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