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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Failure to Replace Compromised Piping in a Timely Manner

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for a violation occurring between July 21 and August 3, 1999. According to MMS, the violation involved: “Failure to replace compromised piping in a timely manner or remove it from service resulted in pipng [sic] failure and release of 32,000 cf gas with 18,000 ppm H2S, causing damage to facility and placing platform and lives of all personnel on platform in substantial danger.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
6/29/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $350,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 5 of 6) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database