Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Equilon Enterprises LLC
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Dutch Shell
Penalty: 
$138,333,333
Year: 
2001
Date: 
March 21, 2001
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

To resolve a Clean Air Act case, Motiva Enterprises LLC, Equilon Enterprises LLC, and Deer Park Refining Limited Partnership, which jointly operated nine oil refineries, agreed to spend $400 million to reduce emissions, pay a $9.5 million civil penalty and spend $5.5 million on supplementary environmental projects. The announcement did not indicate how much each company would pay. Here we assume the total was divided equally between the three.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources 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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Parent company note: 
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