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Company: Motiva Enterprises LLC
Current Parent CompanySaudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco)
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Penalty: $138,333,333
Year: 2001
Date: March 21, 2001
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: Clean Air Act and related
Mega-ScandalRefinery Pollution
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 Current Parent: Saudi Arabia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: government-owned
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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