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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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ChevronTexaco Corporation

52 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $575.0M in penalties

Chevron Corporation (known as ChevronTexaco from 2001 to 2005) is the parent company of Chevron, Texaco and Caltex. It engages in oil and gas exploration and production; refining, marketing and transportation of oil, lubricants and fuels; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation. Chevron conducts business in approximately 180 countries with more than 62,000 employees.

Correspondence Date
Letter to ChevronTexaco 6/7/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2015 N/A $96.4M
2014 N/A $392.7M
2013 #78 $679.0M
2012 N/A $486.1M
2011 N/A $452.0M

52 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

6 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
10/31/2017 Alford, et al. v. Chevron USA, et al. (Plaquemines Parish Property Damage)
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil
$0
9/19/2017 San Francisco and Oakland Climate Change Lawsuits
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil and 1 more…
Pending
7/17/2017 California Climate Change Litigation
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil and 2 more…
Pending
8/9/2016 Questa Mine Superfund Site Cleanup
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$5,269,950
5/18/2016 Oil Discharges at Hampden, Maine Terminal
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$0
10/21/2015 Metro Container Superfund Site Cleanup
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil
$0
8/11/2015 Air Quality Violations at Richmond Refinery Between 2012 and 2014
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$146,000
6/1/2015 Lanco Well Site Explosion – Pennsylvania Fine
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$939,552
5/28/2015 Lanco Well Site Explosion – Wrongful Death Lawsuit
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$5,000,000
5/12/2014 Utah Oil Spills
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$875,000
9/11/2013 Improper Application for New Mexico Environmental Cleanup Funds
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$5,200,000
9/4/2013 Puerto Rico v. Shell Oil Co., et al. (MTBE Groundwater Contamination)
ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Pending
8/5/2013 Richmond, CA Refinery No Contest Plea
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$2,000,000
8/1/2013 City of Richmond v. Chevron (Negligent Operation of Refinery)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
Pending
7/31/2013 Clean Air Act Violations at Salt Lake City Refinery
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$384,000
7/9/2013 False Reimbursement Claims for Minnesota Environmental Cleanup
ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil
$1,975,000
4/1/2013 Improper Receipt of Arizona Environmental Cleanup Funds
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$14,000,000
12/26/2012 False Reimbursement Claims for Massachusetts Environmental Cleanup
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$1,700,000
7/13/2012 Clean Air Act Violations at Perth Amboy Asphalt Refinery
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$463,750
6/12/2012 Diesel Exhaust Emission Lawsuit
ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil
Pending
11/21/2011 Brazil Oil Spill
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$27,932,961
7/26/2011 Puerto Rico RCRA Violations
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$5,800,000
7/14/2011 Improper Deductions on Gulf of Mexico Leases
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$1,144,500
11/18/2010 Environment Texas v. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (Baytown Pollution)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$2,000,000
11/1/2010 Salt Lake City Pipeline Leak
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$423,600
4/9/2010 Leaded Gasoline Exposure
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$19,000,000
12/23/2009 U.S. ex rel. Wright v. Chevron (Underpayment of Natural Gas Royalties)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$45,569,585
2/13/2009 Helf v. Chevron (Workplace Injury)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
Pending
7/8/2008 Molycorp Facility Cleanup Employee Termination
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$0
3/12/2008 Nationwide MTBE Groundwater Contamination Litigation
BP P.L.C., ChevronTexaco Corporation, Exxon Mobil and 2 more…
$0
11/14/2007 Oil For Food Program Kickbacks
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$30,000,000
10/4/2007 Environmental Violations in Kazakhstan
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$0
4/25/2007 Arthur Kill, NJ Oil Spill
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$1,045,000
4/10/2007 Violations of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$15,000
10/30/2006 Inadequate Maintenance of Platform Emergency Equipment
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$30,000
2/16/2005 MTBE Cleanup Costs (Santa Monica, CA)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$0
11/4/2004 Employee Compensation Antitrust Litigation
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$0
8/2/2004 Low Pressure Separator Explosion and Fire
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$50,000
1/15/2004 Bypassed Gas Detector
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$20,000
10/16/2003 Air Pollution National Settlement (CA, HI, MS and UT)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$281,700,000
9/30/2003 New Hampshire MTBE Pollution Lawsuit
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$625,000
5/7/2003 Aguinda v. ChevronTexaco (Amazon Rainforest Pollution)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$0
1/24/2003 Bypassed Pipeline Pressure Safety Lows
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$210,000
12/20/2002 Inoperable Automatic Backup Accumulator Charging System
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$30,000
9/30/2002 Gas Pipeline Violation
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$23,000
7/1/2002 Angola Pollution Fine
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$2,000,000
1/29/2002 Wet Oil Tank Violation
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$36,000
1/23/2002 Bypassed Well Surface Safety Valve
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$20,000
9/3/2001 MTBE Products Liability
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$10,000,000
7/16/2001 Air Pollution Violations at Kern County, CA Oil Fields
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$1,124,000
6/29/2001 Air Quality Violations (Richmond, CA)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$300,000
6/29/2001 Failure to Replace Compromised Piping in a Timely Manner
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$350,000
6/28/2001 Inoperable Firewater System
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$810,000
3/26/2001 Failing to Repair Leaking Pipe Connectors (Richmond, CA)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$242,500
3/12/2001 Illegal Discharge of Polluted Wastewater (Wilmington, CA)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$4,000,000
8/23/2000 Clean Air Act Violations (El Segundo, CA)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$7,000,000
1/13/2000 Underpayment of Oil Royalties
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$95,000,000
10/15/1998 Illegally Bypassing Wastewater Treatments (Richmond, CA)
ChevronTexaco Corporation
$540,000

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