Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Plains Exploration & Production Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Freeport-McMoRan
Penalty: 
$775,627
Year: 
2010
Date: 
September 30, 2010
Offense Group: 
government-contracting-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
federal leasing royalty violation
Secondary Offense: 
data submission deficiencies
Violation Description: 

Company failed to report production on 13 federal properties for as many as 25 months.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Interior Department Office of Natural Resources Revenue
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
mining and minerals
Specific Industry of Parent: 
mining
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.