Violation Tracker Summary for Primary Offense Type

Offense Type: 
federal leasing royalty violation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$242,048,784
Number of Penalty Records: 
149
Note: 
The totals here 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
Royal Dutch Shell$102,869,4725
ConocoPhillips$97,710,0002
Westmoreland Coal$12,239,5381
BP$5,501,8002
Chesapeake Energy$3,312,3003
Equinor$1,989,5601
Chevron$1,798,0454
QEP Resources$1,207,8001
Freeport-McMoRan$899,2002
Exxon Mobil$890,0001


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Parent Major Industry Yearsort icon Agency Penalty Amount
B. Charles Rogers Gas Ltd.   2019 DOJ_CIVIL $3,575,000
SRC Energy, Inc.   2019 USAO $723,236
Mineral Resources, Inc.   2019 USAO $214,706
Somont Oil Company and Ferdig Oil Company   2019 USAO $137,500
Warrego Oil and Gas   2018 ONRR $6,449
Mid-Con Operating Energy LLC   2018 ONRR $19,736
XTO Energy Exxon Mobil oil & gas 2018 ONRR $890,000
Asarco LLC Grupo Mexico mining 2018 ONRR $450,000
EnerVest Operating LLC   2018 ONRR $43,200
Eagle Point Pit   2018 ONRR $12,600
The Dehart Company   2018 ONRR $21,444
El Pache Energy   2018 ONRR $5,500
McDonnold Operating   2017 ONRR $17,898
Dudley & Associates LLC   2017 ONRR $5,472
Benson-Montin-Greer Drilling Corp.   2017 ONRR $100,400
Slawson Exploration Company   2017 ONRR $14,640
Salt Creek Oil LLC   2017 ONRR $80,927
Trace Oil   2017 ONRR $40,404
Enervest Operating   2017 ONRR $97,816
Advantage Resources Inc.   2017 ONRR $13,143
Gulfsands Petroleum, USA   2017 ONRR $10,439
Tandem Energy Corporation   2017 ONRR $56,400
El Pache Energy   2017 ONRR $6,000
Merrion Oil and Gas Corporation   2017 ONRR $60,754
Merrion Oil and Gas Corporation   2017 ONRR $349,096
Lyon Oil Company   2017 ONRR $18,300
Merrion Oil and Gas Corporation   2017 ONRR $222,100
Linn Operating, Inc. Linn Energy oil & gas 2016 ONRR $51,641
Bill Barrett Corporation HighPoint Resources oil & gas 2016 ONRR $57,052
Columbia Production Company   2016 ONRR $5,504
Chesapeake Energy Chesapeake Energy oil & gas 2016 ONRR $2,118,900
Advantage Resources, Inc.   2016 ONRR $10,272
Wasatch Oil and Gas Corp.   2016 ONRR $54,269
Lyon Oil Company   2016 ONRR $36,600
Benson-Montin-Greer Drilling Corp.   2016 ONRR $28,080
Gulfsands Petroleum, USA   2016 ONRR $62,235
Tandem Energy Corporation   2016 ONRR $78,000
Benson-Montin-Greer Drilling Corp.   2015 ONRR $16,000
Benson-Montin-Greer Drilling Corp.   2015 ONRR $27,120
Tom Harris dba Trace Oil   2015 ONRR $6,776
Oasis Petroleum Oasis Petroleum oil & gas 2015 ONRR $72,438
Advantage Resources Inc.   2015 ONRR $24,384
Synergy Operating LLC   2015 ONRR $10,607
Lyon Oil Company   2015 ONRR $18,300
SWN Production (Arkansas), LLC f/k/a SEECO, Inc.   2015 USAO $950,000
Statoil Oil & Gas Equinor oil & gas 2015 USAO $1,989,560
Patara Oil and Gas LLC   2014 ONRR $40,500
Occidental Elk Hills Inc. California Resources oil & gas 2014 ONRR $135,744
Chesapeake Energy Chesapeake Energy oil & gas 2014 ONRR $428,400
MitEnergy   2014 ONRR $526,800
Chesapeake Energy Corporation Chesapeake Energy oil & gas 2014 ONRR $765,000
Navajo Nation Oil and Gas   2014 ONRR $90,921
Finley Resources, Inc.   2014 ONRR $81,952
Matrix Production Company   2014 ONRR $199,532
Derrick Petroleum   2014 ONRR $19,473
Derrick Petroleum   2014 ONRR $40,220
Synergy Operating LLC   2014 ONRR $5,304
Citation Oil and Gas   2014 ONRR $10,752
Lyon Oil Company   2014 ONRR $40,000
EQT Production Company EQT oil & gas 2014 ONRR $43,040
Dynamic Offshore Resources LLC   2013 ONRR $780,300
HRM Resources   2013 ONRR $19,508
Linde, Inc Linde industrial gas 2013 ONRR $23,400
Linde, Inc Linde industrial gas 2013 ONRR $73,072
C.O. Fulton   2013 ONRR $8,580
Quinex Energy Corporation   2013 ONRR $42,400
Midland TMG, Inc.   2013 ONRR $53,832
Rust Oil Corporation   2013 ONRR $34,400
Priority Energy, LLC   2013 ONRR $10,911
Cimarex Energy Company Cimarex Energy oil and gas 2013 ONRR $327,450
Enterprise Products Partners, LP Enterprise Products Partners oil & gas 2013 ONRR $566,400
Chevron U.S.A. Chevron oil & gas 2012 ONRR $107,200
Chevron U.S.A. Chevron oil & gas 2012 ONRR $539,000
QEP Energy Company QEP Resources oil & gas 2012 ONRR $1,207,800
Marathon Oil Company Marathon Oil oil & gas 2012 ONRR $10,840
Lime Rock Resources A, LP   2012 ONRR $72,248
Nacogdoches Oil & Gas Inc.   2012 ONRR $20,080
E&B Natural Resources Management Corp.   2012 ONRR $54,180
K-2 America   2012 ONRR $5,984
K-2 America   2012 ONRR $22,059
BP America BP oil & gas 2012 ONRR $5,189,800
Shell Offshore Inc. Royal Dutch Shell oil & gas 2012 ONRR $25,000,000
Energy Resource Technology Talos Energy oil and gas 2011 ONRR $136,000
Chevron USA, Inc. Chevron oil & gas 2011 ONRR $1,144,500
World Petro, Inc.   2011 ONRR $72,450
Missouri Basin Well Service   2011 ONRR $9,177
Nexen, Inc.   2011 ONRR $233,200
XOG Operating LLC   2011 ONRR $77,700
Bill Weems Oil, Inc.   2011 ONRR $12,166
Bill Weems Oil, Inc.   2010 ONRR $17,159
Walter Oil &Gas   2010 ONRR $175,000
K-2 America   2010 ONRR $31,116
G&C Petroleum   2010 ONRR $17,015
Sahara Operating Company   2010 ONRR $10,496
Prima Exploration   2010 ONRR $23,619
Plains Exploration & Production Co. Freeport-McMoRan mining 2010 ONRR $775,627
Plains Exploration & Production Co. Freeport-McMoRan mining 2010 ONRR $123,573
Marks and Garner Production Company   2010 ONRR $7,050
Altex, Incorporated   2010 ONRR $24,288
G&C Petroleum, Inc.   2010 ONRR $24,361
Western Energy Company Westmoreland Coal coal mining 2009 ONRR $12,239,538
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(*): Some penalties are partial or complete duplicates of other penalty records, either because a DOJ settlement duplicates an agency record or because EPA listed the full penalty for a company for each of the company's relevant facilities. Penalty amounts marked with an asterisk have been identified by Good Jobs First as duplicating other penalty amounts.