Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Texaco Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Chevron
Penalty: 
$43,000,000
Year: 
2000
Date: 
September 27, 2000
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Secondary Offense: 
federal leasing royalty violation
Violation Description: 

Texaco, Inc. agreed to pay $43 million to resolve claims that the oil company underpaid royalties due for oil produced on Federal and Indian leases from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1998.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent: 
oil & gas
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Parent company note: 
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