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Exxon Mobil

95 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $2,937.1M in penalties

Exxon Mobil Corporation is a leading international energy company whose subsidiaries have operations in approximately 200 countries and territories. In the United States, ExxonMobil has significant exploration and production, refining and marketing and chemicals operations. ExxonMobil is one of the largest oil and gas producers and reserve holders in the United States, with a portfolio including Alaska, onshore Gulf Coast and deepwater Gulf of Mexico. In addition, there are approximately 16,000 Exxon and Mobil branded service stations in the U.S., as well as seven refineries, four of which are integrated petrochemical facilities.

Correspondence Date
Letter to ExxonMobil 10/14/2006
Second Letter to ExxonMobil 11/17/2006
Third Letter to ExxonMobil 6/5/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 N/A $362.6M
2015 #79 $770.8M
2014 #63 $878.3M
2013 N/A $503.8M
2012 N/A $507.1M
2011 N/A $255.6M

95 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

20 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
9/19/2017 San Francisco and Oakland Climate Change Lawsuits
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil and 1 more…
Pending
7/20/2017 Violations of the Ukraine-Related Sanctions Regulations
Exxon Mobil
$2,000,000
7/17/2017 California Climate Change Litigation
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil and 2 more…
Pending
6/1/2017 Mayflower, Arkansas Oil Spill – State Lawsuits
Exxon Mobil
$0
5/18/2017 Safety Violations at Baton Rouge Refinery – November 2016 Explosion
Exxon Mobil
$164,775
5/3/2017 Federal Investigation of Torrance Refinery Explosion
Exxon Mobil
$0
2/17/2017 St. Clair County, Illinois CERCLA Site Cleanup
Exxon Mobil
$0
2/17/2017 Torrance Refinery Nuisance Lawsuit
Exxon Mobil
Pending
11/7/2016 Climate Change Cover-Up (Shareholder Class Action)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
10/5/2016 Collusion with ALEC to Violate Federal Tax Laws
Exxon Mobil
Pending
9/21/2016 U.S. and Montana v. ExxonMobil Pipeline Company (Yellowstone River Oil Spill)
Exxon Mobil
$12,000,000
5/17/2016 Climate Change Cover-Up (Conservation Law Foundation Lawsuit)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
4/12/2016 Charlton MTBE Contamination Settlement
Exxon Mobil
$8,000,000
4/7/2016 New York State Oil Spill and Petroleum Cleanup Costs
Exxon Mobil
$10,750,000
3/3/2016 Baton Rouge Plant Clean Air Act Violations (2011 – 2016)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
10/21/2015 Metro Container Superfund Site Cleanup
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil
$0
9/2/2015 Groningen Quake Zone Property Owner Compensation
Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell PLC
$0
8/13/2015 Citations for February 2015 Torrance Refinery Explosion
Exxon Mobil
$566,000
7/14/2015 Marburger, et al. v. XTO Energy (Breach of Gas Leases)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
3/5/2015 Pollution at NJ Waterfront Refineries
Exxon Mobil
$225,000,000
2/18/2015 Failure to Permit Audit of ND Leases
Exxon Mobil
$1,334,000
12/22/2014 XTO Energy Clean Water Act Violations in West Virginia
Exxon Mobil
$5,300,000
8/26/2014 Torbert, Louisiana Oil Spill Federal Civil Penalty
Exxon Mobil
$1,437,120
4/3/2014 LeBlanc v. Exxon Mobil (Defective Fuel)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
3/7/2014 Kashagan Oil Field Environmental Fine
Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell PLC
$0
11/22/2013 Ogdensburg Oil Spill
Exxon Mobil
$8,050,000
11/6/2013 Mayflower, Arkansas Oil Spill – Department of Transportation Fine
Exxon Mobil
$213,000
9/11/2013 XTO Energy Penn Township Facility Criminal Charges
Exxon Mobil
$0
9/4/2013 Puerto Rico v. Shell Oil Co., et al. (MTBE Groundwater Contamination)
ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Pending
8/27/2013 District of Columbia v. ExxonMobil Oil Corp. et al. (Unlawful Gasoline Marketing Agreements)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
8/23/2013 August 2013 Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Settlement
Exxon Mobil
$2,390,912
7/25/2013 Illinois Hydrogen Sulfide Leak
Exxon Mobil
Pending
7/18/2013 Clean Water Act Violation at XTO Energy’s Penn Township Facility
Exxon Mobil
$20,100,000
7/12/2013 Violation of California Greenhouse Gas Reporting Regulations
Exxon Mobil
$120,000
7/9/2013 False Reimbursement Claims for Minnesota Environmental Cleanup
ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil
$550,000
6/27/2013 Burgess et al. v. Exxon Mobil (Mayflower, Arkansas Oil Spill)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
6/27/2013 Pipeline Safety Violations (2011)
Exxon Mobil
$112,300
6/13/2013 United States and Arkansas v. ExxonMobil (Mayflower, Arkansas Oil Spill)
Exxon Mobil
$5,070,000
5/22/2013 Freedom to Work v. Exxon Mobil (Sexual Orientation Employment Discrimination)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
4/25/2013 Beaumont, TX Refinery Explosion Lawsuits
Exxon Mobil
$0
4/5/2013 Chunn et al. v. Exxon Mobil (Mayflower, Ark. Oil Spill)
Exxon Mobil
Pending
3/25/2013 Yellowstone River Pipeline Failure
Exxon Mobil
$1,045,000
6/12/2012 Diesel Exhaust Emission Lawsuit
ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil
Pending
5/31/2012 Pascoag, Rhode Island MTBE Lawsuit
Exxon Mobil
$7,000,000
2/14/2012 Breaches of EU Emissions Trading Scheme in Scotland
Exxon Mobil
$4,369,059
1/19/2012 July 2011 Silvertip Pipeline Spill
Exxon Mobil
$2,360,391
12/20/2011 Pegasus Pipeline PHMSA Fine
Exxon Mobil
$26,200
11/1/2011 Improper Receipt of Arizona Environmental Cleanup Funds
Exxon Mobil
$11,500,000
10/4/2011 Yellowstone River Oil Spill Lawsuit
Exxon Mobil
$2,000,000
9/12/2011 Baton Rouge Refinery OSHA Violations
Exxon Mobil
$126,600
6/29/2011 Baltimore County Gasoline Leak – Civil Litigation (2011)
Exxon Mobil
$0
3/17/2011 Minton v. BP Products North America, et al. (Asbestos Exposure)
Exxon Mobil
$25,361,928
12/13/2010 Environment Texas v. Exxon Mobil (Baytown Refinery Pollution)
Exxon Mobil
$19,951,278
9/29/2010 RCRA Violation at Agrifos Fertilizer Site
Exxon Mobil
$0
9/2/2010 Walsh v. Mobil Oil Canada (Gender Discrimination)
Exxon Mobil
$656,920
6/28/2010 Violation of Massachusetts Air Pollution Laws at Bulk Gasoline Terminals
Exxon Mobil
$3,100,000
5/28/2010 Second-Hand Mesothelioma
Exxon Mobil
Pending
4/16/2010 Pollution Violations at Guam and Mariana Islands Facilities
Exxon Mobil
$2,400,000
4/5/2010 U.S. ex rel. Wright v. Chevron (Underpayment of Natural Gas Royalties)
Exxon Mobil
$32,200,000
12/9/2009 New Jersey Gas Station Unfair Business Practices Lawsuit
Exxon Mobil
Pending
11/12/2009 Lack of Safety Protection for Contract Employee
Exxon Mobil
$20,000
8/13/2009 Violation of Migratory Bird Protection Law
Exxon Mobil
$600,250
7/29/2009 Lack of Fall Protection for Workers
Exxon Mobil
$40,000
3/12/2009 Baltimore County Gasoline Leak – Civil Litigation (2009)
Exxon Mobil
$0
12/23/2008 Boston Harbor Oil Spill
Exxon Mobil
$6,179,634
12/1/2008 Motor Fuel Temperature Sales Practices Litigation
BP P.L.C., Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell PLC and 1 more…
$5,000,000
10/1/2008 Paraffin Wax Price Fixing
Exxon Mobil
$83,820,528
9/11/2008 Gasoline Leak (Baltimore County, Md.)
Exxon Mobil
$4,000,000
9/9/2008 Spillman v. ANCO Insulations, Inc., et al.
Exxon Mobil
$1,250,000
8/29/2008 New Jersey Natural Resource Damage
Exxon Mobil
$0
8/21/2008 Santa Barbara Channel PCB Release
Exxon Mobil
$2,640,000
6/25/2008 Exxon Valdez Class Action (Punitive Damages)
Exxon Mobil
$507,500,000
6/19/2008 Fisherman’s Wharf Pollution
Exxon Mobil
Pending
6/10/2008 CERCLA Cleanup (Marion County, WVa.)
Exxon Mobil
$14,000,000
5/26/2008 Louisiana Property Contamination
Exxon Mobil
$0
5/21/2008 Anderson v. Exxon Mobil (Asbestos Exposure)
Exxon Mobil
$9,340,068
5/12/2008 Shelby v. Exxon Mobil (Unsafe Working Conditions)
Exxon Mobil
$8,000,000
3/12/2008 Nationwide MTBE Groundwater Contamination Litigation
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil and 2 more…
$104,700,000
2/29/2008 Violation of Minerals Management Service Regulation
Exxon Mobil
$30,000
1/14/2008 Removal of Actuator for the Compressor Suction Shut Down Valve
Exxon Mobil
$35,000
11/5/2007 Romdhani v. Exxon Mobil (Religious Discrimination)
Exxon Mobil
$0
10/4/2007 Environmental Violations in Kazakhstan
Exxon Mobil
$0
10/2/2007 Price Fixing in El Salvador
Exxon Mobil
$852,000
5/8/2007 Environmental Violations at Torrance, Calif. Refinery
Exxon Mobil
$400,000
4/30/2007 New Hampshire Gasoline Spills Cleanup
Exxon Mobil
$2,041,438
6/21/2006 Groundwater and Soil Contamination (Brooklyn, NY)
Exxon Mobil
$25,000,000
6/8/2006 Violation of Minerals Management Service Regulation
Exxon Mobil
$25,000
6/1/2006 The Exxon Valdez Case Reopener
Exxon Mobil
$92,000,000
1/9/2006 Violations of Clean Water Act (Texas)
Exxon Mobil
$122,000
12/19/2005 Exxon Dealers Class Action
Exxon Mobil
$1,075,000,000
10/19/2005 Massachusetts Clean Up Violation
Exxon Mobil
$43,984
10/11/2005 Clean Air Act Violation
Exxon Mobil
$20,500,000
8/18/2005 Air Pollution Violations (Illinois)
Exxon Mobil
$281,846
8/17/2005 American Samoa Gasoline Additive Violations
Exxon Mobil
$229,454
8/9/2005 Unauthorized Re-Exports to Sudan
Exxon Mobil
$49,500
5/24/2005 Violations of Air Quality Regulations (Louisiana)
Exxon Mobil
$4,000
5/12/2005 Exxon Corp. v. Alabama (Natural Gas Royalties)
Exxon Mobil
$121,000,000
4/19/2005 Wireline Unit Removal Operation Violation
Exxon Mobil
$10,000
4/1/2005 Grefer v. Exxon Mobil (Contaminated Property)
Exxon Mobil
$168,000,000
2/16/2005 MTBE Cleanup Costs (Santa Monica, CA)
Exxon Mobil
$0
11/4/2004 Employee Compensation Antitrust Litigation
Exxon Mobil
$0
9/2/2004 Air Quality Violations (California)
Exxon Mobil
$8,250,000
2/21/2004 Texas Air Quality Regulation Violations
Exxon Mobil
$150,000
2/3/2004 Leak Detection and Repair Violations and Failure to Submit Required Reports
Exxon Mobil
$4,800
9/30/2003 New Hampshire MTBE Pollution Lawsuit
Exxon Mobil
$236,000,000
8/29/2003 Leak Detection and Repair Violations and Inadequate Notification of Emission Events
Exxon Mobil
$80,444
11/22/2002 Safety Violations Leading to the Unauthorized Release of Hazardous Chemicals (Louisiana)
Exxon Mobil
$350,000
9/24/2002 Santa Clara Oil Spill
Exxon Mobil
$4,700,000
9/9/2002 Secondary Sump Pump Out of Service
Exxon Mobil
$15,000
12/13/2001 Hazardous Waste
Exxon Mobil
$11,200,000
11/29/2001 Violations of Underground Tank Systems Standards
Exxon Mobil
$245,000
7/30/2001 DPP v. Esso Australia Party Ltd. (Occupational Health and Safety Violations)
Exxon Mobil
$1,000,000
6/11/2001 Indonesian Torture
Exxon Mobil
Pending
1/8/2001 Oil Royalties
Exxon Mobil
$7,000,000
10/29/1999 Unregistered Tanks in Pennsylvania
Exxon Mobil
$90,000

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