Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP Exploration Alaska, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
May 3, 2011
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
pipeline safety violation
Violation Description: 

BP Exploration Alaska, Inc. will pay a $25 million civil penalty and carry out a system-wide pipeline integrity management program as part of a settlement for spilling more than 5,000 barrels of crude oil from the company's pipelines on the North Slope of Alaska in 2006, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department multiagency referral
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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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