Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ExxonMobil
Current Parent Company: 
Exxon Mobil
Penalty: 
$4,700,000
Year: 
2002
Date: 
September 23, 2002
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Justice, together with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Fish and Game, announced a settlement under which ExxonMobil Oil Corporation agreed to pay the United States and the state of California $4.7 million in compensation for a 1991 spill of crude oil from a pipeline operated by the former Mobil Oil Company.

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: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
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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