Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
BP Energy Company
Current Parent Company: 
BP
Penalty: 
$102,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
January 11, 2018
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

The California Attorney Generalannounced a $102 million settlement with BP Energy Company over allegations that it intentionally overcharged the State of California for natural gas that the State purchased under three successive contracts from March 2003 to August 2012.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.