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Company: Murphy Oil USA Inc.
Current Parent CompanyMurphy USA
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Penalty: $330,126,000
Year: 2007
Date: January 30, 2007
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Murphy Oil agreed to pay $330 million to settle a class action relating to an oil spill at its refinery in Meraux, Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Eastern District of Louisiana
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2:05cv4206
Case Name: Turner v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Louisiana
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: retailing
Specific Industry of Current Parent: gas stations
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