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Company: BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.
Current Parent CompanyBP
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Penalty: $22,500,000
Year: 2000
Date: February 1, 2000
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: hazardous waste violation
Violation Description: BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. was sentenced for failing to report the illegal disposal of hazardous waste on Alaska's North Slope. The U.S. District Court in Anchorage imposed the maximum criminal fine of $500,000 and ordered the company to establish a nationwide environmental management system costing an estimated $22 million to prevent future violations.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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