Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Murphy Oil USA Inc.
Date:January 30, 2007
Offense Group:environment-related offenses
Primary Offense:environmental violation
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 Name:Turner v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type:settlement
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:Arkansas
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:retailing
Specific Industry of Parent:gas stations
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