Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Murphy Oil USA
Current Parent Company: 
Murphy USA
Penalty: 
$144,750,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
September 28, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Murphy Oil USA agreed to spend more than $142 million to install new and upgraded pollution reduction equipment at its two petroleum refineries in Wisconsin and Louisiana as part of a comprehensive Clean Air Act settlement. The settlement also required Murphy to pay a $1.25 million civil penalty and spend an additional $1.5 million on a supplemental environmental project.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Specific Industry of Parent: 
gas stations
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Parent company note: 
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