Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Western Refining LP
Current Parent Company: 
Marathon Petroleum
Penalty: 
$1,450,000
Year: 
2011
Date: 
June 30, 2011
Primary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Western Refinery, owned by Western Refining L.P., is an 116,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery located in El Paso, Texas. Western Refining, with headquarters in El Paso, is an independent oil refiner and marketer operating primarily in the Southwestern and Mid-Atlantic parts of the United States.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Environmental Protection Agency
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Texas
Facility City: 
El Paso
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
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.