Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Murphy Oil USA Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Murphy USA
Penalty: 
$624,999
Year: 
2010
Date: 
September 28, 2010
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Murphy Oil agreed to pay $395,312 to Louisiana and $229,687 to Wisconsin to resolve Clean Air Act violations at two petroleum refineries. These were part of a larger $144 million settlement involving the federal government; see the Violation Tracker entry at https://violationtracker.goodjobsfirst.org/violation-tracker/-murphy-oil...

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
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
Source of Data: 

Murphy Oil USA Agrees to Substantially Upgrade Pollution Controls - Will Spend Over $142 Million at Refineries in Wisconsin and Louisiana, Targeted News Service, September 28, 2010 (via Nexis).

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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.