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Company: Shell Oil Co. et al.
Current Parent CompanyShell PLC
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Penalty: $5,000,000
Year: 2022
Date: April 11, 2022
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Secondary Offense: MTBE violation
Violation Description: Citgo, Shell and Sunoco, plus their subsidiaries, agreed to jointly pay $15 million in settlement of allegations the companies manufactured and/or marketed petroleum products in the state that contained MTBE without adequate warnings or precautions, resulting in it polluting groundwater and causing damage to natural resources and public water supplies. The settlement did not specify how much each company would pay. Here we assume Citgo. Shell and Sunoco each paid $5 million.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Rhode Island Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Rhode Island
HQ Country of Current Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oil and gas
Specific Industry of Current Parent: oil & gas
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