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Company: Transocean Ltd.
Current Parent CompanyTransocean
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Penalty: $211,750,000
Year: 2017
Date: February 15, 2017
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: oil spill
Mega-ScandalDeepwater Horizon
Violation Description: Transocean agreed to pay $211 million to resolve claims relating to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Contra Costa County (California) Superior Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:10-md-02179
Case Name: In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon"
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oilfield services and supplies
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oilfield services
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