Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Halliburton Energy Services Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Halliburton
Penalty: 
$200,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 19, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Halliburton Energy Services Inc. pleaded guilty to destroying evidence pertaining to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and was sentenced to the statutory maximum fine, the Justice Department announced. (The press release did not indicate the amount of the fine but it was reported elsewhere to be $200,000).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department multiagency referral
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: 
oilfield services and supplies
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oilfield services
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Parent company note: 
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