Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Encana Oil & Gas USA
Current Parent Company: 
Encana
Penalty: 
$5,000,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
May 5, 2014
Primary Offense: 
price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Violation Description: 

Encana Oil & Gas agreed to pay $5 million in a civil settlement, and pleaded guilty to one count of criminal attempted antitrust violations, as part of resolution of allegations it conspired with Chesapeake Energy Corp. to avoid bidding wars for oil and gas leases.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Michigan Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
Facility State: 
Michigan
HQ Country of Parent: 
Canada
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.