Violation Tracker Individual Record
Company:Williams Companies, Inc.
Date:March 13, 2003
Offense Group:competition-related offenses
Primary Offense:energy market manipulation
Secondary Offense:price-fixing or anti-competitive practices
Williams agreed to pay $15 million to resolve allegations of market manipulation and antitrust violations during the 2000-2001 West Coast energy crisis.
Level of Government:state
Action Type:agency action
Agency:Oregon Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case:civil
HQ Country of Parent:USA
HQ State of Parent:Oklahoma
Ownership Structure of Parent:publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent:oil and gas
Specific Industry of Parent:oil & gas
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