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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…

August 2011 North Sea Oil Spill

A Scottish court fined Royal Dutch Shell £22,500 (US$33,979) for an oil spill in the North Sea. A subsea pipeline leak from Shell’s Gannet Alpha field spilled more than 200 tons (about 1,300 barrels) of oil into the central North Sea in August 2011.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine
11/24/2015
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Royal Dutch Shell PLC $33,979
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database