Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Shell Oil Co.
Current Parent Company: 
Royal Dutch Shell
Penalty: 
$275,000
Year: 
2005
Date: 
October 27, 2005
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Shell Oil Co. agreed to pay $275,000 in settlement of alleged violations when a pipeline spill contaminated soil and groundwater west of Kankakee

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Illinois Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
Illinois
Facility City: 
Kankakee
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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