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Company: BP Products North America
Current Parent CompanyBP
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Penalty: $19,500,000
Year: 2009
Date: February 6, 2009
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: oil spill
Violation Description: BP agreed to pay $19.5 million for its part in a case in which residents of Hartford, Illinois sued oil and pipeline companies for creating an underground petroleum lake that released harmful vapors into the air.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Madison County (Illinois) Circuit Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Illinois
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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