Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Shell Oil Company
Date:August 5, 2003
Offense Group:government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense:False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense:federal leasing royalty violation
Shell Oil Company agreed to pay $49 million to settle claims under the False Claims Act and various administrative provisions relating to its unauthorized venting and flaring of gas in the Gulf of Mexico.
Level of Government:federal
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:Netherlands
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent:oil & gas
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