Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Marathon Oil Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Marathon Oil
Penalty: 
$400,000
Year: 
2001
Date: 
November 16, 2001
Offense Group: 
environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Marathon Oil Co. agreed to pay over $400,000 in settlement of allegations it violated state and federal laws as a result of oil pipeline spills in 16 Illinois counties.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Illinois
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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