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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Bypassed Pipeline Pressure Safety Lows

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) of the Department of Interior fined Chevron U.S.A. Inc. for a violation occurring in May 2002. According to MMS: “The pressure safety lows on the two oil charge pumps and the pressure safety highs/lows on the on the two pipeline pumps were bypassed for 7 days.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Interior
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Penalty
1/24/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $210,000
Further Information Released
Summary of MMS Penalties (p. 4 of 8) 5/12/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database