Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Torch Energy Company, Nuevo Energy Company and Black Hawk Oil & Gas Company
Penalty: 
$3,000,300
Year: 
2002
Date: 
May 17, 2002
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Three energy companies agreed to pay $3 million to the United States and the state of California for civil penalties and restoration of natural resources damaged by an oil spill from an offshore pipeline along the coast of Southern California in 1997.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Environment and Natural Resources Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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Parent company note: 
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