Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line Company
Current Parent Company: 
Exxon Mobil
Penalty: 
$5,000,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
April 22, 2015
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

ExxonMobil Pipeline Company and Mobil Pipe Line Company agreed to pay civil penalties, fund an environmental project and implement corrective measures to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act and state environmental laws stemming from a 2013 crude oil spill from the Pegasus Pipeline in Mayflower, Arkansas. Under a consent decree lodged in federal court, ExxonMobil was required to pay $3.19 million in federal civil penalties and take steps to address pipeline safety issues and oil spill response capability. In addition, ExxonMobil was obliged to pay $1 million in state civil penalties, $600,000 for a project to improve water quality at Lake Conway, and $280,000 to the Arkansas Attorney Generals Office for the state's litigation costs.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency referral to the Justice Department
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Arkansas
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
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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