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Company: Shell Oil Company
Current Parent CompanyShell PLC
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Penalty: $5,800,000
Year: 2009
Date: June 16, 2009
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Shell agreed to pay $5.8 million and change its practices to resolve a lawsuit relating to air pollution from its refinery and chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Southern District of Texas
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 4:08cv70
Case Name: Environment Texas Citizen Lobby, Inc. et al v. Shell Oil Company et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: Texas
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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