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Company: Shell Pipeline Company LP
Current Parent CompanyShell PLC
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Penalty: $67,000,000
Year: 2003
Date: January 17, 2003
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: pipeline safety violation
Violation Description: The Justice Department, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state of Washington announced that a civil settlement with Olympic Pipe Line Company and Shell Pipeline Company LP for environmental violations leading to the 1999 fatal pipeline rupture. Shell agreed to pay a $5 million federal penalty and spend $62 million on a spill prevention program.
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: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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