Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Hess Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Hess
Penalty: 
$4,400,000
Year: 
2015
Date: 
November 3, 2015
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Secondary Offense: 
False Claims Act and related
Violation Description: 

Hess agreed to pay $4.4 million in settlement of allegations it and its subsidiary Merit Oil received reimbursement payments from a state fund for cleanup of gasoline station storage tanks, while also seeking and receiving payment from their insursers.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
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: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.