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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Chevron Oil Co.
Current Parent CompanyChevron
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Penalty: $102,000,000
Year: 2004
Date: March 19, 2004
Offense Group: financial offenses
Primary Offense: tax violations
Violation Description: A jury found that Chevron defrauded Lousisiana of oil royalties by not paying royalties based on the real value of the oil, as required by lease agreements, but instead paying based on a normally lower posted price. It was ordered to pay $82 million damages and $20 million in legal fees.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Louisiana Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Louisiana
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: California
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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