Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Devon Energy Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Devon Energy
Penalty: 
$61,500,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
September 27, 2021
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Secondary Offense: 
federal leasing royalty violation
Violation Description: 

Devon Energy Corporation, an Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas exploration and production company, and its affiliates Devon Energy Corp. (Oklahoma) and Devon Energy Production Company, LP agreed to pay $6.15 million to resolve allegations of violating the False Claims Act by underpaying and underreporting royalties for natural gas from federal lands in Wyoming and New Mexico.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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