Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
West Texas Gas Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
West Texas Gas
Penalty: 
$8,000,000
Year: 
2021
Date: 
October 1, 2021
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Five subsidiaries of West Texas Gas Inc. will spend up to $5 million on compliance measures in a settlement that resolves allegations that they violated federal Clean Air Act chemical accident prevention requirements at several of their natural gas processing plants. The companies will pay more than $3 million in civil penalties to resolve claims stemming from fatal chemical accidents and accident prevention program violations.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous energy products and systems
Specific Industry of Parent: 
energy distribution
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.