Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kerr-McGee Corporation
Current Parent Company: 
Anadarko Petroleum
Penalty: 
$13,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
October 24, 2000
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
federal leasing royalty violation
Violation Description: 

Kerr-McGee Corporation agreed to pay $13 million to resolve claims under the False Claims Act and administrative claims that the corporation underpaid royalties due for oil produced on federal and Indian leases from 1988 to 1998.

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: 
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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