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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…

U.S. ex rel. Johnson v. Shell (Underpayment of Oil Royalties)

Shell Oil Company agreed to pay $110 million to resolve False Claims Act and administrative claims that it underpaid royalties due for oil produced on federal leases from 1980 to December 31, 1998.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
Interior
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
1/23/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Royal Dutch Shell PLC $110,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 4/7/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database