Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$255,000,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
November 8, 2012
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

BP agreed to pay $255 million to resolve a dispute with the state of Alaska related to money damages for oil production shortfalls caused by 2006 pipeline leaks and pipeline replacements in the Prudhoe Bay oilfield; $245 million came from an arbitrator's award.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Alaska Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Alaska
HQ Country of Parent: 
Britain
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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