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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…

Wet Oil Tank Violation

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for a violation occurring on May 25, 2001. According to MMS: “Pollution occurred when both the wet oil tank and sump tank carried over. The level safety high (LSH) on the wet oil tank did not shut-in the platform as indicated on SAFE chart.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
1/29/2002
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $36,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 3 of 8) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database