Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc. and Shell Offshore, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Dutch Shell
Penalty: 
$1,100,000
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 5, 2013
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced settlements with Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc. and Shell Offshore, Inc. for violations of their Clean Air Act permits for arctic oil and gas exploration drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, off the North Slope of Alaska.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Alaska
HQ Country of Parent: 
Netherlands
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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