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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Low Pressure Separator Explosion and Fire

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for a violation occurring in June 2002. According to MMS: “While cleaning a low pressure separator, the Confined Space Entry policy was not completely followed which resulted in an explosion and flash fire that injured four employees.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
8/2/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $50,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 2 of 4) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database