Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$1,709,498
Year: 
2009
Date: 
September 22, 2009
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

BP agreed to pay $1,709,498 to settle charges of environmental violations after inspections by state environmental officials in 2007 revealed that at least three BP secondary containment areas in the Greater Prudhoe Bay field failed to meet size requirements set out by regulation.

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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