Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Xplor Energy
Current Parent Company: 
HKN
Penalty: 
$3,100,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
March 4, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

XPLOR Energy SPV-1, Inc. (XPLOR), an Oklahoma corporation based in Southlake, Texas, was sentenced for violating the Clean Water Act. U.S. District Judge Sarah S. Vance sentenced the company to serve three years of probation and pay a $3.1 million monetary penalty. The monetary penalty included payments of $2.5 million to the United States Treasury, $600,000 to the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Trust Fund. In November 2014, XPLOR pled guilty to one felony count of knowingly discharging produced water in the Breton Sound Area of the Gulf of Mexico in violation of the Clean Water Act, Title 33, United States Code, Section 1319(c)(2)(A).

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Facility State: 
Louisiana
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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