Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.
Current Parent Company: 
Energy Transfer
Penalty: 
$30,000,000
Year: 
2009
Date: 
September 21, 2009
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
energy market manipulation
Violation Description: 

ETP agreed to pay $30 million to settle allegations that it manipulated physical wholesale natural gas prices at Houston Ship Channel on specific dates from 2003 through 2005.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
Specific Industry of Parent: 
pipelines
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Parent company note: 
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